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No injuries in explosion outside of fertilizer plant

Oct. 3, 2013, Saskatoon – Fire crews have responded to an explosion at a fertilizer plant outside of Saskatoon.

October 3, 2013
By The Canadian Press

Oct. 3, 2013, Saskatoon – Fire crews have responded to an explosion at a fertilizer plant outside of Saskatoon.

Battalion Chief Sgt. Andy Kotelmach says the substance which exploded was a sulphur-based product.

He says it happened outside the plant and there was no actual fire.

No one was injured.

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Kotelmach says once the plant was shut down, there was no further possibility of more explosions.

The company which owns the plant will be conducting their own investigation.