QUINCY (CBS) — Two Quincy firefighters were hurt in an explosion at a car fire Tuesday morning.
The firefighters were called to the ramp from I-93 north to the Furnace Brook Parkway around 8 a.m. after a Boston EMS SUV caught fire.
Moments later, authorities say the master O2 cylinder in the vehicle exploded and blew debris at the firefighters. Equipment in the vehicle, including a first responders kit and oxygen tank contributed to the explosion.
According to Boston EMS, the driver was headed to a special operations training meeting. The driver was not hurt.
Two firefighters were taken to Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary where they were treated for injuries.
Both are expected to be o-k, according to the fire department.