Accident: Yenkin-Majestic Paint and OPC Polymers Corporation
Location: Location: Columbus, SC
Accident Occured On: 04/08/2021 | Final Report Released On:
Accident Type: Explosion and Fire
Investigation Status: The CSB's investigation is currently ongoing.
An April 8, 2021, explosion and fire erupted at the Yenkin-Majestic paint and OPC Polymers Corporation. One employee was fatally injured and eight were transported to area hospitals for injuries. The blast shook neighboring buildings and at least one nearby business sustained damage.