Officials: Explosion, fire at Iowa metal plant
by KIX101.1 /1230 KFJB News Department
posted Jan 31 2014 9:41AM
~ SULLY, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say an explosion and fire have been reported at a metal plant in central Iowa, but there are no injuries.
About 35 employees were inside the Janco Industries plant in Sully when they reported an explosion Thursday morning and saw smoke and flames. All workers escaped unharmed.
Fire crews from several surrounding areas helped battle the blaze, which was extinguished by noon. At least half of the plant was damaged.
Sully Fire Chief Mike Vander Molen said it's not clear what caused the fire. Additional information has not been released.