The 28-year-old man who was injured by an explosion in a wood processing factory in Mavranai, Grevena, is being treated in the Intensive Burns Treatment Unit of the "Papanikolaou" Hospital in Thessaloniki..
The 28-year-old was transported with severe burns from Grevena Hospital and underwent surgery.
According to the coordinating director of the Clinical Plastic Surgery of "Papanikolaou" Hospital, Sofia Papadopoulou, his condition is considered extremely critical, as it has extensive and deep burns, has been exposed to an explosion and has received a large thermal load.
According to the director of the hospital of Grevena, Eftychia Kapatou, the condition of the 28-year-old injured is serious.
Thanasis Grigoriadis, representative of the wood processing industry company Alfa Wood, based in Larissa, told APE BPE that "only one worker was injured during the explosion that took place in the part of the factory where a biomass power plant operates", he added that "the causes that led to the accident are currently unknown".
According to the Fire Department, The explosion caused a fire in a basement where there were silicone lubricants, which, however, was dealt with immediately with the operation performed on the spot by nine men and four vehicles.
The industrial facilities of the ALFA WOOD group operate in three different locations: in Grevena, in Larissa and in Nevrokopi, Drama. They cover a total area 385.000 sq.m., of which the covered areas of the factories are the 71.500 sq.m.. The company is one of the most important in the Balkans, with exports of its products to over 30 Countries.
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