SCENE VIDEO: 2 dead, 5 missing in chocolate factory explosion
An explosion at a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania Friday killed two people and left five missing, but authorities said one person was found alive in the rubble. West Reading Borough officials said a number of other people were injured by the explosion at the R.M. Palmer Co. plant about 60 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency earlier reported five people dead but later also reported only two dead. The explosion just before 5 p.m. destroyed one building and damaged a neighboring building with apartments. The cause remains under investigation. A spokesperson says eight people were taken to Reading Hospital Friday evening.