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Remembrance ceremony to honor victims of sugar refinery explosion

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Friday marks the six year anniversary of the sugar refinery explosion at the Imperial Sugar plant in Port Wentworth. 

A ceremony will be held at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church located at 501 South Coastal Highway in Port Wentworth Friday starting at 5:30 p.m. to remember those that were killed and injured in the explosion. 

On February 7th, 2008, sugar dust ignited causing the blast that killed 14 people and injured 38 others.

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