Bamboozled: Bakery Pipe Explosion Covers NJ Home In Flour, Company Won't Pay For Cleanup
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May 19, 2014


The smell of freshly baked bread in the morning is pretty pleasant, so when a bun factory opened next to Dorothy Songile’s Harrison home about 25 years ago, she had nothing to complain about.

She and her husband, who has since passed away, bought the home in 1952 as newlyweds, and they raised two children there.

The Tri-State Bun factory — part of a baking conglomerate that includes Pechter’s Baking Group, RP Baking and Rockland Bakery — always seemed to be a good neighbor, said the 80-something Songile.

Until Aug. 22, 2013.

On that day, Songile went into her yard and saw a white covering ...

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