Gas explosion in Florida building exposes 40 to low levels of radiation

About 40 workers were exposed to a small amount of &to=' target=_blank>adiationr Monday when a container exploded at a defense contractor's facility, releasing krypton &to=' target=_blank>gas, company and fire officials said.

The exposure level was so low that most employees at Unison Industries did not need to be decontaminated, said Jacksonville Fire-Rescue spokesman Tom Francis said. About 30 firefighters and other rescue personnel were tested for exposure and came back clean, he said.

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