Man injured when his oxygen tank explodes, after he pounded on it with a hammer

In Charleston, West Virginia, a gentleman was taken to the hospital after his oxygen tank exploded outside his home. Prior to the explosion, the man was reportedly banging on it with a hammer. From WSAZ:

Officials say the tank exploded, sending debris about a block away, hitting a parked car.

The man was taken to the hospital with burns.

Hope he's ok.

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