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.

Ackerly Gin Explosion Leaves Three Seriously Burned

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.

Who Might Be Liable in a Gas Leak Explosion?

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• A gas or propane company
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Information sourced from: KCBD News