News 12 Long Island received calls about an explosion Tuesday afternoon at Oceanside Cousins Metal Industries, a scrap metal recycling company.

Police say a portable oxygen tank at the facility on Brown Court blew up at around 2 p.m.

The office manager at the scrapyard told News 12 that a crane operator was sorting through bulky metal just before the incident. When it picked up the tank,...

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