NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — As the number of people reporting injuries from deadly explosions at a cosmetics factory jumped to more than 125, investigators on Tuesday tried to determine what caused the blasts at a plant with a checkered history that includes fines for safety violations earlier this year and a fatal workplace shooting 12 years ago.Orange County fire investigators were looking for clues to what touched off two explosions about 25 minutes apart Monday morning at Verla International in the town of New Windsor, 55 miles (88 kilometers) north of New York City.
NYS Entity Status
NYS Filing Date
MARCH 06, 2013
NYS DOS ID#
NYS Entity Type
DOMESTIC BUSINESS CORPORATION
2013 - CHECKERED FLAG INTERNATIONAL, INC.
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