WINTERPORT — A man was taken to the hospital following an explosion in Winterport on Friday.
Winterport fire responded to a call about an explosion on Seabreeze Lane around 2:30 in the afternoon, according to fire chief Philip Foley.
Foley said a man was welding on a fuel tank before the explosion occurred.
When firefighters arrived, the man was conscious and the flames had already been extinguished by nearby civilians. The man involved in the explosion was able to walk to the ambulance before being taken to the hospital.