Two workers injured in a steam pipe rupture in the Boston building

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Boston firefighters reacted to a cracked steam pipe in a steam plant on Friday. At 9:30 am, the staff were called to Vicinity Energy’s steam power plant, a 90-year-old nine-story building located at 165 Kneeland Ave. Only planted. The rupture does not constitute a public safety risk,” Vicinity said in a statement. The ruptured 6-inch pipe was located in the basement and the pressure was less than 200 PSI. Two workers were injured and taken to a local hospital for treatment without life threatening. Vicinity said: “All personnel have been found, and two contract workers have been sent to Massachusetts General Hospital. One worker has been released, and the other worker’s arm appears to have been burned. “Two workers were trapped by the acting deputy director of the Boston Fire Department Chris Burke. In the basement of the basement, under strong steam conditions, they were removed and taken to a safe place and handed over to the EMS,” Boston Fire Department Bureau Acting Deputy Director Chris Burke said. The second time the alarm was issued, the staff was told to leave the building. “An old building like this has a big steam pipe inside. You never know you What will you get. After the victim was removed from the basement, for the safety of my members, I ordered everyone to leave the building,” Burke said. The cause of the incident is under investigation, and Vicinity stated that the plan is still offline as of Friday night. They said customers Not affected.

Boston firefighters reacted to a cracked steam pipe in a steam plant on Friday.

The staff were called to Vicinity Energy’s steam power plant at 9:30 am, which is a 90-year-old nine-story building located at 165 Kneeland Ave.

“The steam is only released in the factory. The rupture does not pose a public safety risk,” Vicinity said in a statement.

The cracked six-inch pipe was located in the basement and had a pressure of 200 PSI.

Two workers were injured and were taken to a local hospital for treatment without life threatening.

“All personnel have been counted, and two contract workers were taken to Massachusetts General Hospital,” Vicinity said. “One worker has been released, and the other worker’s arm appears to have been burned.”

Chris Burke, acting deputy director of the Boston Fire Department, said: “Two workers were trapped in the basement under the steam conditions in the basement. They were removed and taken to a safe place and handed over to the EMS.”

The second time the alarm was issued, the staff was told to leave the building.

“An old building like this has a big steam pipe inside. You never know what you will get. After the victim was removed from the basement, for the safety of my members, I ordered everyone to leave the building,” Burke said .

The cause of the incident is under investigation, and Vicinity said that as of Friday night, the plan is still offline. They said that customers were not affected.

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