Explosion at Chocolate Factory Kills 2, Leaves 5 Missing

WEST READING, Pa. - A deadly explosion shook a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania on Friday leaving two people dead and five missing. The incident took place at the facility operated by Victory Chocolates in West Reading.

According to officials, one person was rescued from the rubble overnight following the blast that occurred just before 11 a.m. on Friday. The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined.

Rescue teams including search dogs and imaging equipment continued their search for survivors through Saturday as they sifted through the debris left behind by the explosion.

"We're using every tool available," said Chief Bill Stoudt of Wyomissing Fire Company No.1 who has been leading rescue operations since Friday morning.

The names of those killed or missing have not yet been released pending notification of their families.

Victory Chocolates has issued a statement expressing their shock and sadness over this tragic incident and vowed to cooperate with authorities investigating what caused it.

"Our thoughts are with our employees, their families, and all those affected by this tragedy," read part of Victory Chocolate's statement.

This is an ongoing story; we will provide updates as more information becomes available.