1 hospitalized following chemical explosion in Aurora
AURORA, Colo. — One person was transported after a chemical explosion in Aurora early Friday morning.
It happened around 4 a.m. at the Advanced Circuits located at 21101 East 32nd Pkwy. Aurora Fire originally said that the blast came from two barrels of chlorine, but they clarified later that a mix of acid and oxidizer created the chemical reaction.
Aurora Fire said the situation was contained and there was no threat to public safety.
The condition and identity of the victim was not released as of 8 a.m.
This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available.