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Michigan Recycling Center Experiences Small Explosion

The explosion at Kent County Recycling and Education Center in Grand Rapids, Mich., was caused by three one-pound propane cylinders.

Kent County Recycling and Education Center in Grand Rapids, Mich., experienced a small explosion yesterday morning. The explosion, which took place inside the recycling center’s baler, was caused by three one-pound propane cylinders.

WZZM 13 has more information:

One person was hospitalized Thursday morning after a small explosion occurred at the Kent County Recycling and Education Center on Wealthy.

According to a news release from the center, the explosion was caused by three small one-pound propane cylinders. They exploded inside of the baler at the recycling center.

Read the full story here.

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