Multiple Injuries Reported After Dippin’ Dots Factory Explosion

Four employees were injured in an explosion Friday night at the Paducah, Kentucky, facility that makes Dippin’ Dots ice cream, according to police.

One of the victims was released from a hospital and another was expected to be released soon. There was no word on the type or extent of the injuries.

Dippin’ Dots Vice President of Administration Steve Heisner said that the company first wanted to make sure all employees were accounted for and “ensure that they’re safe.”

The extent of the damage was unknown and the cause of the explosion is under investigation. Dippin’ Dots are ice cream in pellet form. It was invented in the 1980s as “ice cream of the future” and is available in multiple flavors.

Source: 4 hurt in explosion at Dippin’ Dots in McCracken County, Ky.

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