Corbion Caravan, Lenexa, KS, reports that an explosion occurred at its Grandview, MO, manufacturing facility early this morning. The Grandview fire crew and emergency personnel responded quickly to the fire alarm and were on the scene in minutes.

Of the 15 employees working the night shift, three were taken to the hospital for evaluation; two have been released. The company says it will provide an update on the other employee as it becomes available.

A full investigation into the cause of the explosion is underway.

The Grandview manufacturing facility produces dry blend ingredients and emulsifiers for sale to the bakery and food industries.