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Four Hurt In Gas Oven ‘Explosion’ At Glasgow Bakery

Two Men Hospitalised And Others Treated For Shock


By Rob Dixon

Legal experts acting for victims of accidents at work have urged authorities to work quickly to determine the case of a explosion involving a gas oven at a Glasgow bakery which left two men injured and two others needing treatment for shock.

Emergency services attended the scene at the Mothers Pride Bakery on the city’s Duke Street at around 9pm last night (June 25th), with one man suffering head injuries and another reported to have injured his arm.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said both men were taken to Glasgow’s Royal Infirmary, while their firefighters examined the building to ensure it was safe.

Irwin Mitchell’s specialist workplace injury lawyers represent people who have suffered serious injuries as a result of incidents including explosions at work, helping them to gain access to vital funds to support their recovery and rehabilitation.

Elaine Russell, a Partner and legal expert in accidents at work at Irwin Mitchell’s Glasgow office, said: “While reports related to this incident remain vague, it is clear that some safety concerns have been raised by this explosion and emergency services will need to thoroughly examine the potential cause.

“Through our work, we’ve seen numerous cases where people have suffered long-term physical and psychological injuries as a result of work accidents, with such issues meaning they need specialist support to recover.

“All of those involved in this incident, as well as their families, will be keen to see that answers are gained over this and lessons are learned which will prevent similar problems in the future.”

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