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Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: April 11, 2014
†††††††††††††††††† †††† Middlesex
County Prosecutorís Office
††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††† *News Release*†††††††††††††††† Date: April 11, 2014
Police investigating hospital explosion
††††††††† Police and firefighters were alerted to the explosion at 8:48 p.m. on April 10, 2014 in a patientís third floor room at the hospital, which is located in Plainsboro.
The preliminary investigation has determined that the explosion and a brief fire that followed were caused by the oxygen tank, but the reason for the blast remains under investigation.
nurse, whose identity is being withheld at this time, was taken to The Burn
Unit at St. Barnabas Medical Center in
A patient and a visitor who also were in the room at the time were treated for smoke inhalation.
††††††††† Anyone with information is asked to call Investigator Todd OíMalley of the Middlesex County Prosecutorís Office at (732) 745-3908.