KC Chemical Plant Plans to Rebuild

1 decade 2 years 8 months ago Friday, February 09 2007 Feb 9, 2007 Friday, February 09, 2007 10:21:46 AM CST February 09, 2007 in News
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KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chemcentral Corporation says the explosions and fire that swept its Kansas City plant left well over $1 million in damage. The company officials say it plans to rebuild the plant, which is reduced to a pile of smoldering rubble after a series of explosions and a massive fire Wednesday afternoon. Residents evacuated as the fire raged are still waiting to be allowed back to their homes. An investigation is being conducted by local, state and federal officials. Fire Chief Smokey Dyer said early indications are that some type of chemical was released in the plant and ignited, setting off additional explosions.

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