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Families Sue Propane Company After Deadly Eufaula Explosion

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Don Hamilton and Michael Cox, employees of Ford Sandblasting, were both severely burned. Hamilton died from his injuries. Don Hamilton and Michael Cox, employees of Ford Sandblasting, were both severely burned. Hamilton died from his injuries.
EUFAULA, Oklahoma -

Two families are suing a propane company after a deadly explosion at a Eufaula sandblasting company.

Don Hamilton and Michael Cox, employees of Ford Sandblasting, were both severely burned. Hamilton died from his injuries.

6/10/2013 Related Story: Worker Injured In Explosion At Eufaula Sandblasting Company Dies

Fire officials say a propane leak caused the blast. McIntosh County Emergency Management says there were 11 tanks total inside the building and two small tanks ruptured.

Now, the families are suing Ram, Inc, and W.E. Allford Propane, Inc., claiming negligence that lead to the explosion.

Each family is asking for at least $75,000 in damages.

5/8/2013 Related Story: Agencies Investigate Cause Of Eufaula Explosion That Injured 2 Men

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