Workers at a Scottish factory had to be evacuated as a result of emergency procedures following an explosion at the location.
Staff at Bairds Malt in Inverness left the building following the incident yesterday (October 20th), which is believed to have involved dust.
A fire brigade spokeswoman stated that the service will be liaising with site engineers in order to investigate the cause of the accident, which was followed by a fire, STV reports.
"The first call was [regarding] a dust explosion in an industrial building. We are investigating and will be liaising with site engineers," she said.
A combustion chamber is thought to be where the dust explosion initially occurred at the plant.
This comes shortly after it was revealed a worker at a Canadian factory remains in a critical condition following an explosion at an oil refinery, Canadian news source Metro reported, although Tony Bourque, vice-president of the refinery's contracting company Skyway/Skyhigh Canada, confirmed another hurt member of staff is now recovering at home.
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