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Imperial Sugar Warned about Danger Two Days Before Fatal Explosion

The Augusta Chronicle reports that consultants hired by Imperial Sugar warned the company’s management several times about defects in its sugar dust control system prior to the catastrophic blast there that killed 14 people and injured many others last February 7. The last warning came just two days before the explosion.

“One consultant described the dust collection systems as “state of the art” – for the early 1960s,” reported the Chronicle.

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