Worker dies after falling off water tower

August 17, 2011 1:53:25 PM PDT
We have an update on an explosion on a water tower that we told you about on Tuesday. The worker who fell has died, and new details are being released about what happened.

Investigators say the man was putting a vent into a water tank at the Salem Lutheran Church off FM 2920 on Tuesday. Firefighters say combustible fumes built up inside the tank and a spark from the cutting caused the explosion.

The worker was pronounced dead at a hospital.

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