Man Dies in Blowtorch Explosion
Man was welding when torch exploded, reports indicate
A man working at a Midas Muffler Shop in Westmont died this morning after an explosion at the garage.
The man was apparently working outside the shop at 401 W. Ogden Avenue with a blowtorch when the explosion occurred, according to Chicago Breaking News.
The unidentified man is reportedly 28-years-old. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
There was no obvious structural damage to the building and no fire after the explosion.
Published at 11:39 AM CDT on Apr 19, 2010