Bldg painter injured in a transformer blast

LAOAG CITY, Aug. 3, 2020–Rosendo Tolentino, 20, of Brgy. Guerrero, Dingras, Ilocos Norte, was injured during a transformer blast at Brgy. 7-B this city, his co-workers reported.

Menchito Yate said the victim was painting on top of a roof when a nearby transformer burst causing him to fall from the building.

The victim was injured due to the fall and transformer debris.

Rescuers rushed him to the provincial hospital here where he was treated and now in stable condition. (tri-media report)