One person is being treated for burn injuries after a furnace exploded in Fairview.

The explosion happened just before 3:00 p.m., Friday, at the Erie Bronze and Aluminum plant, 6300 W. Ridge Rd., Fairview.

Fire crews were able to contain the fire to one area, leaving only smoke damage throughout the rest of the building.

One man was taken to be treated for injuries and burns sustained from molten metal.