Fatal Explosion At Seed Cleaning Facility


An explosion at a seed cleaning facility near Silverton killed one person Tuesday morning.

When firefighters arrived at the facility in the 13000 block of Riches Road NE, there were reports that three people were trapped on a second floor.

Two people were able to make it out. The third person was found dead inside of the building.

Investigators believe dust caused the explosion and the fire spread through the building.


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