An explosion is being investigated at Naval Weapons Station Earle.
The Navy’s Twitter account confirmed there was an explosion and fire in a building on the base and that the injured were taken to the hospital. Mike Brady, a spokesman for NWS Earle, said he was working on gathering details about what exactly happened Tuesday morning.
Bob Pfleger, a spokesman for Middletown EMS, said Middletown, Leonardo and Fair View EMS units responded to the base to assist Earle EMS. MONOC also sent two ambulances, and a medevac helicopter was called in.