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Man Injured When Boiler Explodes at Virginia Chicken Plant

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ACCOMAC, Va. (AP) - Officials say that a 61-year-old man was burned when a boiler exploded at a chicken plant in Virginia. Parksley Volunteer Fire Chief Philip Kelly says that the explosion happened at the Valley Proteins facility, which is located behind the Perdue factory, was reported around 3:20 a.m. on Thursday. Kelly said the explosion caused part of the building to collapse.

The injured man was taken by helicopter to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Kelly said the man suffered first and second-degree burns over 60 percent of his body. There were no other injuries reported but his condition was not immediately known.

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