State Police with update: 1 fatality from plant explosion, 7 - 8 injuries, fire is out, controlled burn going on. http://t.co/Ds6Nq3rCiV
1. Workers at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Louisiana flee after explosion
Officials say 30 people hospitalized from a blast that took place at the Williams Olefins chemical plant this morning in Geismar, LA. The Williams plant manufactures ethylene used in the production of plastics.