Fire Reported at LaSalle Chemical Plant

NBC Chicago, January 11, 2023

According to LaSalle police, around 9:00 AM Wednesday, an "explosion" occurred in a shipping container at the Carus Chemical Plant, located about 80 miles southwest of Chicago.

City officials released a statement, saying that "there was a fire at the Carus Chemical Building. Residents living nearby are asked to please shelter in place."

According to authorities, no injuries have been reported.

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