City releases photos from inside International Nutrition plant - Omaha.com
Published Friday, January 24, 2014 at 12:00 am / Updated at 12:05 pm
City releases photos from inside International Nutrition plant

The Mayor’s Office released photos Thursday of damage inside the International Nutrition plant after Monday’s collapse.

The photos were taken Tuesday by Jay Davis, superintendent of building and development for the City of Omaha, during a tour of the plant.

The collapse of the plant on Monday killed two workers and sent 10 to the hospital.

Davis plans to tour the facility again Monday with OSHA investigators and will write a report about the structural condition of the building. He couldn't say what caused the collapse, but said, "It was very quick and very catastrophic, whatever caused it."

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Three workers remained hospitalized Thursday night: John Broderick, 53, was in fair condition and Erik Ocampo, 20, in good condition. The condition of Tomas Balderas, 37, was not available, though he was listed in fair condition Wednesday night.

International Nutrition has started a memorial fund for the families of David Ball, 47, and Keith Everett, 53, who died in the accident. Donations can be made at any Wells Fargo Bank.

Can't see the photos? View them here.

Contact the writer: Barbara Soderlin

barbara.soderlin@owh.com    |   402-444-1336

Barbara Soderlin covers food safety, ConAgra, technology and employment/unemployment issues.

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