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UPDATE: MGP Ingredients releases statement after plant explosion

The explosion occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Friday.

Posted: Nov 29, 2020 2:45 PM

(ATCHISON, Kan.) One day after an explosion at the MGP Ingredients plant, the company released a public statement. 

In it, the company stated they are still assesing the damage and trying to determine a cause. 

The explosion occured Friday night shortly after 8 p.m. sending thick smoke into the sky as well as a strong odor into the air according to MSC News

No injuries were reported in the explosion. 

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