Employee injured in Pickens County plant explosion - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Employee injured in Pickens County plant explosion

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ALICEVILLE, AL (WBRC) -

An investigation is underway at a Pickens County plant, and an employee is recovering from minor injuries, following an explosion Sunday night at the plant.

A spokesperson for Westervelt Pellet Plant says the explosion happened around 9 p.m. at the plant on Highway 17 in Aliceville. It happened outside on a manufacturing line while employees were working. 

The plant will remain closed until an internal investigation team can figure out what went wrong and fix the issue.

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