One worker ended up transported to the hospital with significant burns after an industrial incident in Hamden, CT, Monday.
Firefighters got the call to Holo-Krome on Barnes Park North around 4:30 a.m. Holo-Krome is a machine shop where they harden metal to turn it into nuts and bolts, fire officials said.
There was a flash fire in a furnace and a worker was injured with significant burns, officials said. The worker ended up transported to the Bridgeport Burn Unit. The worker’s current condition is unknown.
The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was called to the scene to clean up an oil spill. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has also been contacted.
The incident remains under investigation.
The business is expected to reopen once the spill is cleaned up, firefighters added.