TAVARES, Fla. (WFTS) - A series of massive explosions rocked a propane facility in Tavares, Fla., injuring at least seven employees overnight Monday into Tuesday, according to officials.
A Lake County Sheriff's spokesperson said at a 2 a.m. news conference that all employees were accounted for after 15 were believed to have been missing.
Seven employees, out of 24 to 26 employees scheduled to work Monday night, have been hospitalized following the massive explosion that began around 10:30 p.m.
The spokesperson said the plant facility's management stated all employees known to have been at the facility Monday night had been accounted for.
He said it appeared many of them left the scene after the explosions began and later came back to report in to management and emergency officials.
Reporters from WFTV and ABC News contributed to this report from Tavares, Florida, and New York City.