STEELEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — An explosion at a southern Illinois pasta-making plant has left two workers injured.
Gilster-Mary Lee spokesman Tom Welge says the workers on Thursday were performing maintenance to equipment at the Steeleville plant when the explosion occurred.
Welge says the workers were taken to a St. Louis hospital for treatment. He did not reveal the extent of their injuries.
Company officials say a damage assessment of the plant and its equipment was conducted, and operations were resumed hours after the explosion.
Steeleville is about 65 miles southeast of St. Louis.