Explosion kills two at plant in Madill, Okla.

MADILL, Okla., Jan. 20 (UPI) —


An explosion at the Mid-American Steel and Wire plant in Madill, a small town in Oklahoma, killed two employees Monday, police said.




The Marshall County Sheriff’s Department said a third worker was hospitalized, KWTV in Oklahoma City reported.




KTEN-TV in Texoma, Texas, said the explosion occurred about 4 p.m. in a furnace at the plant, which is on the outskirts of Madill.




Investigators had not determined the cause late Monday, KWTV reported.




The Oklahoma explosion occurred about 6 hours after an explosion caused a collapse at an International Nutrition feed plant in Omaha, killing at least two people and injuring several others.




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