Accident Description

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. 

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