Explosion at Nestlé Purina Plant Flagstaff Injures Four

An explosion at the Nestlé Purina plant in Flagstaff, Arizona, has injured four workers.

The plant, which employs about 250 workers and produces 1,000 tons of dry dog and cat food a day, experienced a grain-dust explosion Sunday evening.

Nestlé Purina plant in Flagstaff

Four contractors were doing welding work on the fifth floor of the plant, which is about 5 miles northeast of downtown Flagstaff, when dust produced during the food-making process ignited, according to Flagstaff Fire Department Capt. Bill Morse. Continue reading