Monday, 18 January 2021
Login |  Register 
MSC News National Headlines Tech Talk Sports Top Headlines
MGP explosion cause not yet known
11/27/2020

(KAIR)--No injuries are reported following a Friday night explosion at Atchison’s MGP Ingredients.
Atchison Fire Chief Ted Graf told MSC News the Atchison Fire Department was called to the Main Street location of the distillery, with 10th and 14th Streets blocked to traffic Friday night.

Social media posts from Atchison residents indicated the explosion was heard, and felt, throughout the city.

MSC News observed a cloud of smoke, and a strong odor, lingering over the city’s downtown following the explosion, which occurred around 8:00 Friday night.

Fire crews remained on the scene into Friday night, working to suppress the resulting fire, with details of the explosion’s cause not immediately available.

MGP issued a statement regarding the explosion Saturday: 

MGP Statement Regarding Nov. 27 Fire
November 28, 2020
An explosion and fire occurred Friday evening in the operations facility at MGP Ingredients, Inc., in Atchison. There were no injuries. We are assessing the damage this morning and trying to determine the cause of the fire, which is unknown at this time.


 

© Many Signals Communcations
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Man arrested in Jackson Co for attempted murder
Two injured in Friday Nemaha Co wreck
Roads closed Friday for weather and wrecks
New grocery store opens in Falls City
Atchison house fire sends two to hospital
Bern man sentenced to prison on child sex charges
Wireless robber sentenced to prison
Berger earns state association leadership role
New Brown Co commissioners sworn in
Area district judge vacancy filled
Havensville man arrested after vehicle pursuit
Nemaha Co mask mandate rescinded
Deputy receives life saving award
Virus changes approved for Royal Valley
Vaccinations, tests, continue in Atchison
New Nemaha Co Commissioners sworn in
Atchison Co extends virus disaster emergency
Two arrested in Jackson Co on drug charges
Atchison Co schools increase spectator attendance
Brown Co Sheriff releases 2020 stats

Click Here For All Stories


LATEST STORIES
New suit brought in Missouri River flooding
Jackson Heights Supt. resigns
USD 115 board approves facility needs survey
Two arrested in Jackson Co on drug charges
Weston house fire claims life
Bridge survey to begin in Atchison Co
Virus changes approved for Royal Valley
Two injured in Friday Nemaha Co wreck
Roads closed Friday for weather and wrecks
Berger earns state association leadership role
Click Here For All Stories

©2021 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report
KNZA - KLZA - KMZA - KTNC - KAIR
Powered by Radio Media Group
172.69.63.37