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3 injured in equipment malfunction at Keystone Foods plant

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CAMILLA, GA (WALB) -

Keystone Food officials say 3 employees were injured Tuesday morning when equipment malfunctioned at the Keystone Food plants in Camilla. 

Keystone officials sent out a media release:

“Earlier this morning, three employees at Keystone Foods’ Camilla facility suffered burns following an equipment malfunction. The employees were taken to hospitals to be treated for their injuries and are now recovering.  Our thoughts and prayers are with our affected employees. 

At Keystone Foods, employee safety is our top priority. The impacted equipment in the facility was taken offline immediately and we are performing a thorough safety check.

We will continue to provide updates as new information becomes available.” – Clay Banks, Complex General Manager, Keystone Foods’ Camilla Facility"

The family of one employee identified him as Michael Warmuskerken.

They said that he was air lifted to UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville.

The burns may have been caused by hot liquid.

Sullivan said there was no fire or sign of any other apparent damage.

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