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Explosion Causes Damage At Boone County Landfill

Posted On August 25, 2014

(Walton, Ky.) – An explosion rocked homes and businesses near a landfill in Walton Sunday night.

Witnesses reported hearing and feeling the explosion at the Bavarian Waste Facility on McCoys Fork Road at around 9:00 p.m. A ball of fire was then seen rising into the night sky.

No injuries were reported in the blast, however, some buildings at the landfill were damaged. A brief power outage was also reported in the area.

Fire investigators have not commented on a possible cause of the explosion.

Fire departments from Walton, Crittenden, Union, and Verona responded to the Bavarian Waste Facility located just off of Interstate 71.