Monday, January 30, 2006
WTLV news channel in Florida reports an explosion that released radioactive materials at Unison Industries, located at 7575 Baymeadows Way. One person was injured, according to the report.
Unison spokesperson Wayne Moles said "We believe one cylinder of gas may have exploded". The cylinder was filled with krypton gas according to AP. Firefighters say at least 40 people became exposed to the low-level radiation. All are undergoing decontamination measures.
Unison manufactures aviation equipment and military applications like ignition generators for Tomahawk cruise missiles.
== Sources ==
"Explosion On Southside" — WTLV, January 30, 2006
"Radiation checked in N. Florida explosion" — Florida Today, January 30, 2006
== External links ==
Unison Industries homepage