A worker at a facility near Disney World is dead after falling into a vat, say authorities.
The 61-year-old was emptying oil and grease from a tractor-trailer when he fell into the vat of oil early Wednesday, says the Orange County Sherriff’s Office.
According to the CBS News, witnesses attempted to free the man from the vat of oil, but were not able to rescue him. He was subsequently consumed by the flames and slipped further into the vat.
The Reedy Creek Fire Department recovered the man’s body. His name wasn’t immediately released.
Disney said the victim worked for Harvest Power, a Massachusetts-based company that specializes in converting food waste and yard waste into biofuel, compost, mulch and fertilizer.
The following information was provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):
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