South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue - Working For a Safer South Yorkshire

Oven explosion at bakers

18 December 2012

Two men were taken to hospital in the early hours of Tuesday morning after a small explosion from a gas oven inside a bakers factory.


The 47 year-old worker at Beres on Rawson Spring Road, Hillsborough suffered burns to his arm after the incident at just before 4am.


Another man was also taken to hospital as a precaution. Firefighters discovered the explosion had damaged a roof tile but there was no fire when they arrived.