Tragic Welding Accident Claims Life of Man in Rockport

Rockport, Maine – An explosion claimed the life of a man on Friday afternoon in Rockport while he was welding. The incident occurred at Rockport Steel, located on Rockville Street, where 39-year-old Sean Rancourt was working on a diesel fuel tank when the explosion occurred around 2:50 p.m. Upon responding to the report of the explosion, fire and emergency officials discovered Rancourt suffering from life-threatening injuries at the scene. Despite receiving immediate treatment from local …

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