(PM) – Multiple people are injured following an explosion at a Dippin’ Dots factory in Paducah, Kentucky, according to Jerome Mansfield, EMA director of McCracken County.
According to WPSD, four people were injured in the explosion at the production facility. Emergency crews at the scene are searching the facility to make sure no one else is injured.
The explosion occurred at 8:45 PM local time. The facility is located on Charter Oak Drive in Paducah.
All the nitrogen inside the building, which is used to freeze the ice cream, has been turned off.
According to WPSD, one employee stated that multiple people left in an ambulance and another employee stated that the explosion was louder than a gunshot.