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UPDATE: Kilgore Releases Statment on Plant Explosion

TOONE, Tenn.,- Kilgore Flares Company, LLC released a statement Saturday about the plant explosion that critically injured one employee.

"On behalf of Kilgore Flares Company, I can confirm that earlier today there was an accident at the facility in which a single employee was injured. The injured employee was airlifted to Memphis for medical treatment. Kilgore is in the process of gathering the facts as to what happened and will cooperate fully with the federal, state, and local authorities in that regard. At this point we are withholding the name of the injured employee an out hearts and prayers are with him and his family. "

-Chuck Stout
VP and General Manager

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