Pool attendant injured in Dipolog blast PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 09 March 2014 14:18

A pool attendant was injured after a mixed chemical exploded in Barangay Sicayab, Dipolog City the other day.

Injurd was Mark Anthony Mojica, 24, single, of Paraiso, Galas, Dipolog and employed at the Valdia Gardens Function Hall and Restaurant located Barangay Sicayab, Dipolog City.

Police said that Mojica had mixed and stirred chlorine and alum precipitate (tawas) in a water-filled plastic pail and when he was about to leave and was walking in a short distance an explosion was occurred.

He sustained burns and hematoma on his body and was brought by his co-worker to the residence of Dr. Valentino Tiu, owner of the establishment, for medical treatment.

Recovered by the police was a broken plastic pail and plastic tube. It was brought to the Dipolog City Police Station for examination. – Dan Toribio Jr.