10 Feb 2012

Man in hospital after explosion

1:00 pm on 10 February 2012

A man was seriously injured in an explosion at a scrapmetal yard in Tauranga on Friday morning.

The Fire Service was called to the suburb of Greerton at 8.45am.

It says the man was opening a metal container with a gas cutter when the container blew up.

He is now in hospital with serious head injuries.