MEAD, Okla. (KXII) – An explosion at a marijuana farm in Mead set A particular person on hearth and injured A primary responder.
Simply after 10 a.m. Thursday morning, hearth crews have been referred to as out to H&P Farms in Mead for an explosion that left the proprietor, Harold Lowcy, severely burned and flown to a Plano hospital.
“It was referred to as out as an explosion with a construction on hearth and As quickly as we acquired right here the construction was absolutely involved,” Hall said.
H&P Farms in Mead is a licensed medical marijuana develop facility.
Staff said a spark from Definitely one of many chillers triggered liquid howeverane To explode.
Staff said Tright here is a minimal of 300 gallons of liquid howeverane Inside the constructing.
“Simply As quickly as we acquired right here tright here was propane tanks popping off So as that’s about all we have been apprehensive about was one other explosion,” Hall said.
Lowcy is The one particular person working tright here who was harm, everyone else was In a place to make it out of the constructing.
Lowcy himself was on hearth, however witnesses said he put himself out, and had a coworker drive him to the hospital earlier than hearth rescue crews arrived.
He was transferred to a Plano hospital.
“It was contained to that one constructing The primary constructing and nothing else was harmed,” Hall said.
Fire crews from All by way of Bryan County have been referred to as out to the scene.
The hearth was out within an hour after the explosion.
“Simply Focus, tright here’s An excellent deal of them round, just want everyone To Focus and do what They Need to do Look after themselves so this doesn’t happen Once again,” Hall said.
A West Bryan County hearthman was additionally burned on his ears and palms making an try To place out the hearth however Information 12 was informed his accidents are minor.
H&P Farms is located off of Mead Cemetery Road just south of U.S. Freeway 70.
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