The latest: Search efforts continue at Cambria corn mill as death toll climbs

The latest: Search efforts continue at Cambria corn mill as death toll climbs

Officials believe one worker is still trapped inside the plant. Tonight, the search efforts continue as the death toll climbs.

As the sun set over the Didion Milling Plant, first responders continued pouring over rubble, searching for a worker still trapped inside.

"We are prepared to do this throughout the night," said Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards.

Just before 6 p.m., officials say they recovered a second body at the site.

"Search and rescue canine found one of the missing persons at about 5:55 p.m."

Less than a mile away, many in the small community gathered to pray.

"We're gonna need that in the long term because this is going to go on for a while."

It's been nearly 24 hours since the explosion shook the town of roughly 800.

"it was like a boom."

Two were killed, 13 were injured, and one remains missing.

"We have no idea what caused this explosion."

Pastor Kristin Frederich says family members have been waiting for news inside her church.

"You can imagine, they're broken hearted and they're shattered."

Regardless of the outcome, she says the community will stand together.

"I know that this generous, open-hearted community will walk with them every step of the way."

"Cambria may be small in size but we've got unbelievable heart."

Workers plan on continuing the search overnight. We're told at least four others are in the hospital fighting life-threatening injuries tonight.

Watch tonight's press conference with the Cambria fire chief in its entirety:

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