Explosion at Construction Plant in Salisbury, Mass.

(NECN: Salisbury, Mass.) - There has been an explosion at a construction plant in Salisbury, Massachusetts.

It happened at the SPS New England plant on Elm Street.

Dennis Chagnon, 48, of Alton, New Hampshire was making repairs on a work boat with welding equipment when trapped fumes exploded.

Chagnon, a 15-year employee and certified welder, was taken to Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. He is being treated for a broken leg and other minor injuries.

No one else was hurt.

Officials are investigating.

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