Strong in the face of tragedy

Gatesville shown outpouring of support following explosion

On Tuesday, June 26, at approximately 2:32 p.m., the Gatesville Police Department, Coryell County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Department of Public Safety responded to Coryell Memorial Hospital after an explosion in the boiler room of a new hospital wing that was under construction.

As of press time on Thursday, June 28, one fatality and 15 injuries were reported, a number of those victims in critical condition after suffering from severe burns and fire-related injuries.

 

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