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2nd person dies of injuries in Army depot fire

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – A second person has died of injuries suffered in an explosion and fire last month at an Army facility in Pennsylvania.

The Letterkenny Army Depot commander says the employee died Thursday in the hospital where he was treated since the accident July 19.

The Army did not identify him.

A GoFundMe page set up for his family says that he suffered burns over half of his body and that he was treated at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore.

Five employees were injured in the explosion and fire. One died on the same day, two others were treated for smoke inhalation and another worker remains in the hospital.

The fire took place in a vehicle paint shop at the facility, which is located in Chambersburg, about 160 miles (260 km) west of Philadelphia.

The cause is under investigation.

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