Update – Officials confirm at least 9 people were taken to hospitals with injuries that were not considered life threatening. There were 38 workers inside the plant at the time of the explosion and collapse of the facility. Many workers are not yet accounted for. A Level One Multi-Casualty alert was called shortly after the explosion. Further details are pending.
An explosionrocked International Nutrition manufacturing in Omaha this morning. There are reports of workers trapped.
Part of the building did collapse. Multiple rescue and fire departments are at the scene assisting with the emergency. An unknown number of workers were taken to hospitals. It happened at 10:00 am.
International Nutrition is located at 77th and “I” Streets. The manufacturing facility makes nutrition and medical additives that is used by livestock producers to mix with feed.
No further details are available at this time.