Massive explosion reported in a factory that produces chocolate in Reading, Pennsylvania#Pennsylvania pic.twitter.com/16H7eGhY12
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Five people are dead after an explosion and four-alarm fire erupted from a West Reading chocolate factory Friday evening.
According to West Reading police, six people are still unaccounted for.
Officials say there is an unknown amount of injuries at this time.
Several local fire crews responded to the scene. The fire was broke out just before 5 p.m. at the RM Palmer Company following a large explosion.
Witnesses reported hearing an explosion coming from the candy factory, then saw flames shortly after.