Dippin' Dots says focus is on injured employees after contract facility explosion
July 22, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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For the second time since 2019, an explosion rocked a Dippin' Dots facility in Paducah Wednesday afternoon.
PADUCAH — For the second time since 2019, an explosion rocked a Dippin' Dots facility in Paducah Wednesday afternoon.
MORE DETAILS: Ten injured in explosion at Dippin' Dots facility on Industrial Drive"This is a terrible accident, which occurred at our contract manufacturing facility and did not involve our headquarters and ice cream production facility," the company explained in a statement released Wednesday evening. Paducah police say the explosion happened when a truck was dropping off liquid nitrogen at the building.
We are grateful for the response of first responders who helped on many levels this afternoon. "In a separate statement, Dippin' Dots CEO Scott Fischer said: "My heart is with our employees, especially those injured in this afternoon’s terrible incident.