Friday, November 7, 2008

UPDATE: EXPLOSION AT SAN LUIS SPIRITS

The explosion this morning at San Luis Spirits on Bell Springs Road happened between 6 and 7AM. According to the spokesperson for the Hays County sheriff’s office, a worker was welding in a shed where the Dripping Springs Vodka stills were kept, and a spark ignited a chemical, causing an explosion. The man was taken to Brooks Air Force Base in San Antonio with burns on his face, hands and legs. The shed is considered a total loss, along with everything inside. (Via the Statesman).