One year since deadly explosion at Didion Milling plant in Cambria
CAMBRIA, Wis. (CBS 58) – It has been one year since the deadly explosion at the Didion Milling Company in Cambria.
Five employees died and 14 others were hurt. Investigators believe a combination of fire and highly combustible corn dust caused at least one explosion.
The company sent the following statement on the one-year anniversary:
"Last May’s incident will stay with each of us forever, and we will never forget. Today, our focus is to honor and remember the team members we lost and those who were injured.
As we come together to reflect on the day that marks the 1 year anniversary, we are very grateful for the continuous outpouring of support and prayers we have received during the journey to recover and rebuild.
As a community and as a team, we have many reasons to be thankful and hopeful for the future. Our commitment to support our team and the Cambria community remains strong."