San Diego Explosion Injures 14
The building was under construction and looks to be related to work at this point. We are still waiting on details. Story from www.signonsandiego.com below
The San Diego Fire-Rescue Department reports a total of 12 injured construction workers at the Hilton Hotel being built downtown at 111 W. Harbor Drive following an explosion that blew out lower floors of the structure. Two of the injured are in critical condition, eight are reported in serious condition. Two others have minor injuries.
The explosion was reported at 2:08 p.m., according to San Diego police. A tent has been set up and paramedics are performing triage. A second-alarm assignment is in effect and additional fire units have been called in because the incident involves a high-rise building, according to a fire department dispatcher.