8 Hurt, 1 Seriously, In Explosion At NJ Naval Weapons Center - KMSP-TV

8 Hurt, 1 Seriously, In Explosion At NJ Naval Weapons Center

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MIDDLETOWN, N.J. -

One person is hospitalized with serious injuries following an explosion inside a boat house at a naval weapons station in New Jersey.

The fire erupted at the Naval Weapons Station Earle around 9 a.m. while personnel were doing route maintenance on a utility boat.

Ammunition and operations at the weapons station were not affected by the accident.

Seven other workers suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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