2 Injured In Beverly Car Explosion

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CHICAGO (CBS) – The Chicago Fire Department says two men were critically burned as they worked on a car this afternoon in the Beverly neighborhood.

It happened at 108th and Drew, close to the Beverly-Morgan Park line.

The fire department says a 46-year-old man received 3rd degree burns to 60 percent of his body – on his upper chest and face. He’s in critical condition.

And a 56-year-old man received 3rd degree burns to 40 percent of his body – on his chest, face and arms. He’s stable.

The fire department says the men were working on a car – and the fuel tank ignited.