Nine injured in paper plant explosion

Investigators are trying to figure out what caused an explosion at a Texas paper plant that injured nine people. It happened at the Georgia Pacific Plant in Corrigan Saturday night.

Authorities say five people were airlifted to the hospital; four others were taken by ambulance. Several of the victims suffered severe burns.

Georgia Pacific is based in Atlanta, and makes paper products such as Brawny paper towels and Dixie Cups.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is leading the investigation into the explosion.

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