Photo: Castro County Sheriff’s Office/Courtesy
An explosion on a Texas dairy farm killed nearly 20,000 cattle.; Police also said that one person was seriously injured in the blast.
The explosion occurred Monday night at the South Fork Dairy in Dimmit, Texas, sending a plume of black smoke into the air and sparking a fire.
It took hours for rescuers to contain the explosion, which caused huge flames and a plume of smoke. The explosion could be seen many kilometers away, in several towns in the area. Local media news channel 10 reported.
Disturbing images of the explosion in Dimit They are published On various social media profiles:
“Several emergency agencies and personnel are currently on the scene and have confirmed extensive damage to South Fork Dairy in Castro County, Texas,” the outlet added at the time.
The explosion took place at 8:15 this evening and reports indicated that a large mushroom cloud rose several feet into the sky.
Tuesday, Castro County Sheriff’s Office public Updates on the incident on Facebook and stunning images of the accident.
The Castro County Sheriff’s Office, Dimmitt, Hart and Nazareth fire departments responded to the explosion and fire at the Southfork Dairy Farms in the 1600 block of CR 624, 11 miles southeast of Dimmitt.
“Upon arrival, a man was found trapped inside and fire crews were able to locate the man and remove him from the building. The man was taken to UMC Hospital in Lubbock. All employees are accounted for,” he added.
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