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Man Falls Into Hot Oil Vat, Seriously Injured
Updated May 5, 2013 1:02 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(COLUMBUS, IN) - Columbus firefighters say an employee at the Walesboro NTN plant suffered serious burns this morning after slipping into a vat of hot oil.

The employee was cleaning the plant floor with a squeegee and slipped into the vat. Officials say the oil was between 580 and 660 degrees.

The employee was flown out to a hospital for treatment.

The employee's name has not been released due to privacy laws.



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