Authorities are reporting that at least one individual was killed and several others were injured in an explosion and fire at the Didion Milling plant in Cambria. The explosion occurred around 11:00 p.m. and approximately 16 workers were present at the time of the explosion. News reports say that thirty-seven local agencies were responding to the blast and the injured have been transported to local hospitals. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families.
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*Update – News outlets including the Washington Post are reporting that the plant in Cambria was cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in 2011 for explosion hazards. Read more at the Washington Post.