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NEW INFORMATION: Florida Gas Plant explosion

TAVARES, Fla.  -- TPolice are investigating the cause of a propane plant explosion in Tavares, Florida.
The explosion was at the Blue Rhino Plant Monday night.
    
The plant refills tanks used in gas grills.
There were about 53,000 of these twenty pound cylinders of propane.
    
Officers believe it was from human error and equipment failure.
They were actively cycling those cylinders. They were doing their job. 24 employees on this site. Thank goodness, as far as we know, there were some serious injuries, but it could've been a lot worse.
     
Firefighters put the fire out around 2 am.
Eight workers were injured and four in critical condition.