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Explosion at Wake County Plant Injures Two

Posted July 28, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— July 29, 1996 - 6:42 a.m. EDT

Wake County investigators are trying to determine what caused a late-night explosion at a foam-making plant in Zebulon.

The blast happened last night in the parking lot of the Nomaco Company. Authorities say two men were readying a foam-filled trailer to be moved when the materials inside exploded.

One Nomaco employee and a contracted truck driver suffered burns and are being treated at Wake Medical Center.


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