An injured sugar plant worker is carried to a waiting ambulance by co-workers and a firefighter. Three people were critically injured in the explosion at a Betteravia sugar refinery.
An injured sugar plant worker is carried to a waiting ambulance by co-workers and a firefighter. Three people were critically injured in the explosion at a Betteravia sugar refinery. Telegram-Tribune
An injured sugar plant worker is carried to a waiting ambulance by co-workers and a firefighter. Three people were critically injured in the explosion at a Betteravia sugar refinery. Telegram-Tribune

The Betteravia sugar plant explosion of 1988

January 09, 2015 12:31 PM

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .