Triumph Pork is facing another wrongful death lawsuit. The mother of a worker killed in an explosion on Oct. 12 at the pork processing plant in
Andrew Bauer’s mother, Melinda Fisher of
The state fire marshal found that gas leaking from an open valve fueled the explosion, which left 14 others injured. Eleven of those workers filed a separate lawsuit earlier this month.
The fire marshal’s report lists halogen lighting, fans in the ductwork of the heating system and a striker and torch found in the hallway of the kitchen as possible ignition sources.
Besides Triumph Foods, the lawsuit also names the construction management firm A. Epstein and Sons International, of