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Silo explodes at Leesburg, Florida asphalt plant

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Posted at 8:59 AM, Apr 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-04 08:59:22-04

A silo exploded at an asphalt plant in Leesburg Thursday morning, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.

It happened at DAB Asphalt on 1233 Commerce Street, the sheriff's office said.

Investigators said there were no injuries.

Leesburg police said that it appears a a valve malfunctioned on one of the plants hoppers and an explosion resulted.

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