Advanced Heat Treating Explosion, St. Marys, PA, USA

We really know nothing beyond this news report. We can say that this is a good sized operation which has been around for many years and that the company has a very experienced team. This photo was taken last year when we visited the plant. “Saint Marys, Elk County Pa. – Emergency crews are at the scene of an explosion and fire at a factory in Elk County. We’re told at least one explosion sparked a fire at the Advanced Heat Treating Factory along Trout Run Rd. in Saint Marys around 11:22 p.m. According to dispatch, at least one person with unknown injuries was taken to the hospital in a private vehicle. We’re told that fire was under control by 12:15 a.m.”