Three men injured after pellet plant explosion in Edmonton


Three employees from the Pinnacle plant in Entwistle were taken to the hospital with head wounds and other injuries after an explosion on Monday. Several emergency vehicles arrived on the scene, and the men had to be airlifted from the scene and taken to Edmonton. Only one of the employees was conscious and breathing upon their departure.

“About 40 members of Parkland County fire services were on the scene”

The County was also assisted by the Yellowhead County firefighters.

Fire Chief Brian Cornforth said there was no immediate indication of what caused the explosion.

-Aimee Michaelis