Aurelius, NY (February 14, 2019) – Several emergency crews were dispatched to the scene of an electrical fire that broke out at a milk processing plant on Thursday morning, February 14. The incident ultimately injured three workers at the Cayuga Milk Ingredients plant in the town of Aurelius at around 10:20 a.m.
According to authorities, two contractors and one plant employee were taken to a hospital in Syracuse after a fire broke out at the workplace. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation; however, it was reported to have started when an employee had been pulling cables out from an electrical panel.
Multiple fire crews along with officials from NYSEG responded to the incident where the fire was contained by 11:15 a.m. The exact cause of the fire is currently under investigation by local authorities. No further details have been provided concerning the identities of those involved or the events that led to the incident.
Each and every one of us should be afforded the right to work each day without any concerns over the safety of our environment. New York workplace accidents often result in serious injuries or death, and workers deserve to be compensated for any injuries caused by a negligent party or other entity such as an employer. We sincerely extend our deepest sympathies to the injured parties at this time and maintain hope for their complete recoveries.
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