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Three injured in area plant explosion

Three people were injured in a plant explosion at Ivex Protective Packaging in Sidney Friday night around eleven o'clock.

The Sidney Fire Department and multiple EMS crews responded to the plant on Stolle Avenue.

The explosion caused two sides of the building to blow out.

A fire ensued, but the sprinkler system contained the blaze.

The three victims, who suffered minor burns, were transported to Wilson Memorial Hospital. All three were listed in stable condition.

Firefighters are still investigating what caused the blast. They have not listed a damage estimate.

Ivex has two plants in Sidney with 45 employees.

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