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Locals Evacuated After Oklahoma Plant Blasts

Cause uncertain; no injuries reported

(Newser) - A chemical plant near Thomas, Okla., caught fire today prior to a series of explosions, forcing locals to evacuate, News 9 reports. Flames and blasts were reported just after midnight. Firefighters and other emergency teams are on the scene of the Danlin Industries plant, KOCO.com reports. Thus far, there... More »

Another Man Dead In Chemical Plant Blast

Second victim is a 47-year-old man burned in explosion

(Newser) - A second man has died as a result of yesterday's chemical plant explosion in Geisner, Louisiana. Scott Thrower, 47, died in hospital today, suffering burn wounds. Six others remain in hospital, CNN reports. The plant's manager says the cause of the blast is still unknown. "We have... More »

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