Three injured in explosion at KCK baking products factory

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Three people were hurt after an explosion and fire inside a building in Kansas City, Kan.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. at the Caravan Ingredients Factory, a plant that makes baking products, near 69 Highway and Kansas Avenue.

One person suffered third degree burns. A second victim is being treated for smoke inhalation. The third person's injuries were not clear.

Firefighters said they think there was some sort of dust explosion, possibly caused by static electricity. Nineteen people were inside at the time.

Hazmat crews were called out because there are chemicals at the business.

Fire crews spent the morning working to contain any hazardous materials.

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