Hauppauge hotel reopens following electrical explosion

Emergency crews were called to the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge just before 5 p.m. on Monday.

Emergency crews were called to the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge just before 5 p.m. on Monday.

Emergency crews were called to the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge just before 5 p.m. on Monday. (5/31/16)

HAUPPAUGE - A Hauppauge hotel reopened today after a small electrical explosion injured three people.

Emergency crews were called to the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge just before 5 p.m. on Monday.

Fire officials say an engineer was working on an electrical panel when a fuse short-circuited.

That engineer and two other workers were burned in the small explosion. One remains in critical condition.

The Hyatt was closed yesterday, with guests being re-located to a nearby hotel.  

 

 

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