Steel Company Explosion Kills One

Steel Company Explosion Kills One
Monday, October 18, 2010 - 10:58am

EL PASO - An early morning furnace explosion killed an employee at the Arcelor Mittal plant, formerly known as Border Steel Company.

The blast happened at 2:40 am.

Employees say they heard a loud explosion and then saw heavy smoke.  After doing a head count, the company discovered one man was missing.

Later, employees found the body of Apolonio Arras, 57, of Anthony, TX.

Federal safety experts are investigating.

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