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Candy Factory Silo Explodes

Posted On January 11, 2017

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(Erlanger, Ky.) – A candy factory in Erlanger experienced an explosion Tuesday.

Perfetti Van Melle USA on Turfway Road had a sugar silo burst into flames. Nobody was hurt, but the factory was evacuated.

The plant which makes Airheads and Mentos was shut down the rest of the day.

Firefighters are trying to figure out what caused the explosion.