Posted: Wednesday, 23 January 2013 11:00PM
2 Men Burned In Workplace Accident
WICHITA, Kan. - Two men were hospitalized after they were burned in a workplace accident at a north Wichita business. It happened around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Horizon Milling, in the 700 block of E. 13th.
Paramedics arrived to find two patients suffering from respiratory burns and other burns to the face and hands. Both men, ages 33, and 41, were transported to the hospital in serious condition.
According to fire investigators, four employees of Creek Electric were contracted to work on an electrical panel at Horizon. During their work, something caused the panel to arc and burned two of them. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.