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.
The plant was evacuated and emergency crews are responding
Watch chilling helicopter footage captured following the blast
UPDATE: One person has died in the explosion
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