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Explosion At LACMA Injures Two DWP Workers
A Friday night explosion at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has left two workers from the Department of Water and Power injured.City News Service reports that the workers reported to the museum for scheduled maintenance on two high-voltage lockers in the rear of the museum around 11 p.m. As they were working, an explosion occurred that knocked them to the ground.
DWP spokeswoman Ellen Cheng said one worker complained of knee pain, while the other suffered a second-degree burn to his left wrist. Both were treated and released from a nearby hospital.
According to ABC-7, the explosion caused a power outage, which was restored by 3:30 a.m. No word yet on what caused the explosion.
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