Texas dairy explodes, killing 18,000 cows and leaving one worker in critical condition

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Photo via KAMC News

An explosion happened earlier this week at Southfork Dairy Farm in Castro County, Texas.

Monday night, first responders received a call saying that an employee was trapped inside the milking parlor. The employee was flown to a nearby hospital and remains in critical condition. Some other employees are unaccounted for.

Video via Marlene Little Appleton

The fire spread into the holding pens where the dairy cows were, and according to AgDaily, 18,000 were killed and the remaining have been transported to another facility.

Tony St. James joined us on the Market Day Report to report the news.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Story via AgDaily

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