Ackerly Gin Explosion Leaves Three Seriously Burned


October 19, 2020

A gin explosion at Flower Grove Co-op Gin Thursday morning left three employees hospitalized. According to KCBD News, the incident was likely the result of a butane leak, which ignited when one of the employees flipped a light switch. Immediately following the explosion, two of the employees were airlifted to University Medical Center in Lubbock, while the third was transported to a local hospital.

KCBD reports that the ginning facility was severely damaged in the incident and that its management estimates that the gin will be unusable for at least a year.

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Information sourced from: KCBD News