Survivors of International Nutrition accident detail their frantic scramble to escape
Pigskin was used to dress the raw, burned flesh on Erik Ocampo's face, and as the dressing dries out, Ocampo's wife, Alison, must cut it away before cleaning his face. "No one deserved what happened," said Ocampo, who survived the collapse of the International Nutrition plant in Omaha.
Posted: Sunday, February 2, 2014 12:00 am
Updated: 11:22 am, Mon Jul 21, 2014.
It was a typical Monday morning at Omaha's International Nutrition plant, with workers sluggishly rolling in after the weekend and punching in for their predawn, 7 a.m. shift.
Coffee was huge on mornings like this. Keith Everett, the plant janitor known for his hearty laugh, could usually be counted on to make sure java was available in the second-floor break room.
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Sunday, February 2, 2014 12:00 am.
Updated: 11:22 am.