Lytton Explosion Injures Three

November 18, 2015

Three people were injured in an explosion at a protein processing plant in Lytton late Tuesday afternoon.

Sac County Sheriff Ken McClure says the explosion at Proliant at 101 Main Street in Lytton was reported to Sac County 911 Center at 5:50 Tuesday. Two people injured in the explosion were taken to Loring Hospital in Sac City and the third to Stewart Memorial in Lake City. The two who were taken to Loring were transferred to an Omaha hospital.

McClure says initial information is that the three were involved in welding in a storage tank when the explosion happened. Their names are not being released at this time.

State Fire Marshalls Office has been notified and will be assisting in the investigation. Their investigator is expected at the scene Wednesday morning.

Fire departments from Lytton and Sac City responded as well as ambulances from Sac City, Rockwell City, and Lake City