December 23, 2011

Propane tank explodes at Leprino plant

GREELEY – A propane tank exploded at the Leprino Foods plant this morning, according to a report by the Greeley Tribune. No injuries or structural damage were reported.

The blast was reported to police around 7:30 a.m. The Greeley Fire Department was working to determine the cause of the explosion, the newspaper reported.

The facility began operations Oct. 31 and employs about 100 people. The plant processes more than 7 million pounds of milk and produces more than 700,000 pounds of cheese each day in the portion of the building that is complete, about 500,000 square feet.

The remainder of the building, which will ultimately encompass 880,000 square feet, is still under construction.

GREELEY – A propane tank exploded at the Leprino Foods plant this morning, according to a report by the Greeley Tribune. No injuries or structural damage were reported.

The blast was reported to police around 7:30 a.m. The Greeley Fire Department was working to determine the cause of the explosion, the newspaper reported.

The facility began operations Oct. 31 and employs about 100 people. The plant processes more than 7 million pounds of milk and produces more than 700,000 pounds of cheese each day in the portion of the building that is complete, about 500,000 square feet.

The remainder of the building,…

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