Cantonment, FL -- A worker reported missing has been found dead following a chemical plant explosion. This event showcases the need for proper monitoring and maintained fire sprinklers, alarms, and explosion detection.
The explosion occurred at the Airgas Production Plant. It created a large tremor that shook the local neighborhoods and sent a yellow plume of smoke over the area.
The explosion killed one employee. An investigation is underway.
"We are deeply saddened by the loss of a member of our Airgas family. Our sincere condolences and thoughts are with the family, friends, and collegues of this associate," said Airgas in a statement.
The cause of the explosion is under investigation.
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