County Fair Workers Hurt in Explosion

Two injured while preparing fried food in tent

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    Fire investigators are looking into what caused an explosion that injured two workers at the Shenandoah County Fair Sunday.

    It happened around 2:30 p.m. in a designated vending area of the fair. The workers were preparing fried food tent when the explosion occurred.

    The workers were airlifted to a hospital with severe burns. 

    Their identities have not been released.

    The fair resumed after officials cleared the fire scene.