(Omaha) According to audio provided to KSOM/KS95 news by Ketv Channel 7 news in Omaha, Interim Omaha Fire Chief Bernard Kangar said during the 3:00 p.m. Press conference that there are fatalities as the result of the industrial accident that resulted in a structural fire at the International Nutrition plant in South Omaha that occurred at around 10:00 a.m. this morning.
Kangar is calling this a “Mass Casualty” accident.
According to KETV Channel 7 news there were 38 employees in the building and Kangar says ten people were hurt, four critically, six non-life threatening and four in additional care and there are still victims in the building.
Kangar says 25-percent of the building sustained significant damage.
The audio and information is courtesy of KETV Channel 7 news in Omaha. has been provided to KS0M/KS95 news. More information will be released during the 4:00 p.m. newscast.
January 20, 2014