Radford Army Ammunition Plant fire leaves three injured

posted by Caroline J. Cook -


UPDATE @ 4:57PM

Two of the people injured in last night's fire are listed in critical condition; one listed in good condition. 


UPDATE @ 12:10PM 

According to a news release issued by Sara Reals Bohn, Supervisor - District A, Montgomery County, on her Facebook page, the condition of the three people injured has not been released.  The injuries were "very serious" and they were transported to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in North Carolina. 

Production at the plant is shut down.  Employees who are scheduled to work in any production operation should contact their manager, supervisor, or line leader in advance of reporting to work for specific direction for their area. 

The accident remains under investigation at this time. 


June 12, 2018 - A fire at the Radford Army Ammunition Plane has left three people injured. 

According to an official with BAE, the incident happened around 7:00 p.m. Monday night. 

During a regular shift, there was a fire at one of the production buildings due to nitrocellulose material in the drying process combusting. 

The three injured employees were taken to an area hospital.  

Production at the plant has been suspended and all other employees are confirmed to be safe. 

BAE and the Army continues to investigate the cause of the fire.  Click HERE for updates on this story from ABC-13 WSET. 



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