The flash fire was fueled by what appears to be a break in a natural gas line underground and venting through the sewer system. As a precaution 4 buildings with about 50 employees in the immediate area were evacuated.
The injured workers were transported by medics to a Burn Unit for treatment of 1st and 2nd degree burns.
Washington Gas Company officials are on the scene and in process of shutting down gas service to a portion of the industrial area. No residents are effected.
Mark E. Brady
Prince George's County Fire/EMS
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