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Explosion in a milk plant in Virginia, USA.

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On Friday morning at around 4am emergency crews responded to an explosion at the milk plant, Valley Milk Products in Strasburg, Virginia, United States.

At the moment of explosion, the plant was not in operation, and none of its 18 workers were inside. The milk plant is owned by Maryland & Virginia Milk Products Cooperative Association (MDVA). Its CEO, Jay Bryant released a statement later on.

We are thankful for the swift action of local emergency responders and city building officials to ensure our employees are kept safe  and minimize impact to the Strasburg community. While we are still assessing the impact of the explosion, we expect no disruptions to our milk supply.

Valley Milk Products CEO Jay Bryants.

An investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the explosion. More details to follow.

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