Chemical plant explosion in Louisiana

Associated Press
A chemical plant is hosed down after a fire in this aerial photo about twenty miles southeast of Baton Rouge, in Geismer, La., Thursday, June 13, 2013. The plant makes highly flammable gases that are basic building blocks in the petrochemical industry. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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An explosion and fire broke out at the William Olefins plant, about twenty miles southeast of Baton Rouge, in Geismer, La., on Thursday, June 13. At least one person is dead and dozens were injured.

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