Dust explosion forces evacuation at local manufacturing facility

MORAINE — Workers were forced to evacuate after an explosion inside a local manufacturing facility.

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Moraine firefighters and medics were dispatched to the DMAX manufacturing facility at around 2 a.m. at the 3100 block of Dryden Road.

A dust explosion occurred in a smoke extractor from one of the machines inside the facility, Traci Kuzminski, Moraine Deputy Fire Chief, told News Center 7.

Workers were evacuated from the building but allowed back in around 3:10 a.m.

Moraine firefighters left the scene just before 3:20 a.m.

Mutual aid was provided by the Miami Valley Fire District and Kettering Fire Department.

No injuries were reported.

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