2 injured in explosion at Grecian Delight Foods in Elk Grove Village

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Data pix.

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. -- Investigators are looking into what caused an explosion at a suburban food facility in elk grove village.

Elk Grove fire investigators say there was ammonia leak at the Grecian Delight Food plant early Friday morning. That ammonia came into contact with something that caused an explosion in a part of the plant that was under construction.

The blast blew out a wall of the plant, and also ruptured a water main.

One hundred workers were inside at the time, but they all made it out safely.

A female plant worker who was burned and a male hazmat worker are being treated in the hospital.

Fire officials say it could have been much much worse.

Check back for updates


Latest News

More News