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.READ MORE: MBTA Giving Out $5 Dunkin' Gift Cards And Free Masks At 15 Stations Monday
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.READ MORE: Unvaccinated State Workers Could Lose Jobs With Vaccine Mandate Now In Effect
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.
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