One dead, over 30 injured in Louisiana chemical blast: police

(Reuters) – At least one person died and more than 30 were injured today in an explosion and fire at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana, state police said.

A body was recovered at the explosion scene and a search continued for more possible victims, Louisiana State Police Captain Doug Cain said.

A large fire burns at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana
A large fire burns at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana

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