2 Workers Dead, 1 Person Missing in Veterans Hospital Blast

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West Haven firefighters described it as a “steam explosion” at a facilities building a short distance from the hospital.

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WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An apparent steam explosion Friday in a maintenance building at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut killed a VA employee and a contractor and left a third person missing, officials said. “We received a report this morning that an explosion occurred at the West Haven campus of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System that resulted in two deaths in a non-patient care area,” VA Secretary Robert Wilkie said in a statement.…

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