Accident Description

Accident: Yenkin-Majestic Resin Plant Vapor Cloud Explosion and Fire

Location: Location: Columbus, OH

Accident Occurred On: 04/08/2021 | Final Report Released On: 11/30/2023

Accident Type: Explosion and Fire

Investigation Status: The CSB's final report was released on November 30,2023.

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.