Explosion injures workers on Beverly Grove billboard platform

A worker suffered serious electrical burns Tuesday in an explosion in the Fairfax Village area and another worker also was hurt, authorities said.

Paramedics sent to the 8100 block of West third Street about 6:15 a.m. took the men to a hospital, one in serious condition with burns, and the other in fair condition with unspecified injuries, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported.

The men were hurt while working on a billboard platform at the location, according to the fire department. A third worker was not injured. Cal/OSHA was notified.

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