Man dies after truck explodes at Yatala plant

A MAN  has died after an explosion and fire at an oil reclaiming business premises at Yatala.

Around 8.15am on Thursday a truck was dumping a load of material near an open air container when a fire ignited at the Sandy Creek Road premises.

Emergency services attended the scene and the fire has since been extinguished.

The man died at the scene as a result of injuries suffered from the fire.

Workplace Health and Safety will investigate the incident.

Police will prepare a report for the Coroner.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



GALLERY: Stunning coast home beyond compare under the hammer

GALLERY: Stunning coast home beyond compare under the hammer

Expansive, modern designed home is set on three glass wrapped levels

UPDATE: Woman in serious condition after car hits tree

UPDATE: Woman in serious condition after car hits tree

THREE children are stable while a woman in her 20s is serious

Coast eateries clean up awards for best beefy food

premium_icon Coast eateries clean up awards for best beefy food

CQ Food Excellence awards held with winners from 26 entries.

Local Partners