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Kentucky candle factory: questions arise over why staff worked during tornadoes

Rescue for survivors continues, but why workers kept making candles on Friday night as a tornado bore down remains unclearThe Mayfield Consumer Products factory was the third-biggest employer in this corner of western Kentucky, an important economic engine that churned out candles that lined the shelves of malls around the US.But why its workers kept making scented candles on Friday night as a tornado bore down on the region remains unclear as rescuers continue scouring the factory wreckage for signs of life under what is now 15 feet of twisted metal, poisoned with corrosive chemicals and with wrecked cars on what was the roof.
Source: the guardian

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