Explosion at Paper Mill in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina

by | Aug 27, 2022 | Industrial Accident, Personal Injury

There was an explosion at the West Rock Paper Mill in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina on August 25, 2022.  According to reports, a piece of machinery at the plant exploded, causing multiple injuries to workers at the facility.  Four workers are believed to have sustained steam burns in the incident.  The workers were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

There have been a number of incidents at industrial and manufacturing plants.  A worker was electrocuted at the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Keene, New Hampshire on August 24, 2022.  There was a fire and explosion at the Bowline Point Power Plant in West Haverstraw, New York on August 18, 2022.  There was a fire at the DalDen Corporation Chemical Plant in Southlake, Texas on August 17, 2022.  There was an explosion at the Vitro Flat Glass Manufacturing Plant in Wichita Falls, Texas on August 7, 2022.

Refineries and industrial facilities can pose significant dangers both to workers and to the general public.  When dangerous work is involved, extra precautions must be taken, especially when fires and explosions can occur.  Equipment must be properly inspected and maintained to ensure that accidents do not occur.

Those touched by an industrial accident should know their legal rights and remedies, and act quickly to preserve them. Our attorneys have extensive experience in cases involving industrial and plant personal injury and wrongful death, including those caused by equipment malfunctioning. The firm has experience in courts across the country and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or as a result of an explosion, or been seriously injured.

The experienced attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of an accident at a plant or refinery.  Please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your legal rights.