Westerlo Accidental Fire Caused by Welder

Westerlo Fire

A house fire in Westerlo over the weekend brought seven different fire departments to Slade Hill Road.

Reports came in around 6 pm for an explosion and fire at the home.

Officials say the fire was the result of a man trying to weld an oil tank. 

That man was hospitalized with burns to his hands.

No other injuries reported. 

Photo: WNYT

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