North Haven, CT Chemical Plant Explosion, May 1953
6 Workmen Injured In Plant Explosion
NORTH HAVEN, Conn., May 20. (AP)---Six workmen were injured today when an explosion wrecked a chemical plant and jarred a wide area of this community.
Two of the injured were in serious condition at a New Haven hospital. They were blown through a closed door by the force of the blast.
The cinder-block building owned by the Carwin Chemical Co., collapsed as the explosion buckled its walls. Debris was scattered over a wide area.
Nevada State Journal, Reno, NV 21 May 1953
Chemical Plant Blast Hurts 6.
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (INS)---A roaring explosion heard for miles around the scene ripped apart the Carwin Chemical Co. plant of North Haven today, injuring six workers.
Police said two other men thought to be hurt were apparently out of the plant when the blast demolished the one-story, brick building.
Three of the injured were taken to New Haven Hospital with severe burns.
Syracuse Herald Journal, Syracuse, NY 20 May 1953