Man in critical condition after explosion in Mesquite

Posted at 8:32 PM, Sep 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-24 22:32:01-04

MESQUITE, Utah – A man was flown to a hospital in St. George in critical condition after being injured in an explosion at a plastic plant in Mesquite.

The explosion occurred around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at a Primex Plastics plant located at 752 Turtle Back Road in Mesquite.

Fire and rescue crews said a blown power breaker caused the explosion.