County Fair Workers Hurt in Explosion

Two injured while preparing fried food in tent

By Tonya LaFleur
|  Sunday, Aug 29, 2010  |  Updated 11:01 PM EDT
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County Fair Workers Hurt in Explosion

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.

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