Injuries Reported in New Hampshire Plant Explosion

PETERBOROUGH, NH - Firefighters from a dozen towns responding to an explosion at a manufacturing plant in New Hampshire.

The explosion took place at New Hampshire ball bearings in Peterborough.


The company makes high-tech parts for the aerospace industry.


A town official says there are reports of eight to ten injured people.


Local hospitals have been asked to prepare for patients who may have been exposed to hazardous materials.


A decontamination site has been set up and local haz-mat teams are responding to the scene.


New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan says the state emergency operations center is opening.

Clay Gordon

Morning Anchor/Reporter

Clay was hired by WVII/WFVX as a morning anchor for FOX BANGOR's 7AM News Hour and as reporter for the 6,10 & 11 o’clock news in July 2011.

He graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington where he received his B.A. in Journalism. Clay has worked at Fox National News in New York, WTIU in Indianapolis and the Big Ten Network.

In his free time, Clay is a firefighter for the Holden Fire/Rescue Department in Holden and is an avid hockey fan.

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