Wegmans Explosion Sends Two To Hospital
ITHACA---(WENY) Ithaca Police and Fire Departments responded to a report of an explosion at the store on South Meadow Street around 6:00 Wednesday night. Responders found two people bruised and battered. They were sent to the Cayuga Medical Center.
The explosion was contained to the immediate area of the can recycling machine. Police ruled out any mechanical problems. They say there is no indication that a chemical or biological agent was used.
During the whole ordeal, Wegmans stayed open and customers were sent to another entrance. IPD has started a criminal investigation into the cause of the explosion, and we will keep you updated as more information becomes available.