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Pa Candy Factory Explosion Investigation Update

Federal Investigators have released their preliminary findings on what caused a deadly explosion at a candy factory in Reading, Pennsylvania.

7 People died in the March blast at the R.M. Palmer Plant in West Reading.

10 Other people suffered injuries.

Investigators say a gas leak caused by a faulty pipe part triggered the blast.

The pipe part was installed in 1982 and had ruptured causing the gas leak.

Another service line installed 2 years ago also had a small leak.


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