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Death and injury in flour mill explosion
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Paraphrased by:
Steve Waldrop
August 26, 2003


An apparent explosion at a flour mill near downtown Columbus resulted in the death of one person, and injured several others.

The incident happened at a ConAgra flour milling building near Interstate 270.

Three people were taken to The Ohio State University Medical Center. One of the victims, died the next day.

Two victims remain in critical condition. Another victim and a firefighter were treated and released. Two other victims were taken to Mount Carmel East. Some of the victims suffered second- and third degree burns.

A ConAgra representative said 10 people were working at the time of the explosion.

"Employee and workplace safety is our top priority," ConAgra spokesman Bob McKeon said. "We are very concerned about any indident like this. The incident will be fully investigated by the company and the fire department, and we will assist fully with the investigation."

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