Cargill reports no injuries following explosion


Published: July 18,2011

Tags: accidents, explosion, manufacturing, workplace safety

BYHALIA — Officials say there was an explosion at the Cargill Animal Nutrition feed plant in North Mississippi, but it didn’t cause a fire and nobody was injured.

Tim Loesch, a Cargill spokesman, said the cause of the July 15 explosion at the plant in Byhalia is under investigation.

He said all employees were evacuated immediately and the local fire department responded and began an investigation into the cause.

The plant in North Mississippi make feed for animals.

Source: AP

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