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Explosion at chemical plant in Delaware

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Crews were on the scene of an explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Delaware.

It happened before 7:00 p.m. Thursday at the Dupont Red Lion plant in the 700 block of Governor Lea Road in Delaware City.

Fire officials say propone tank exploded in an area where sulfuric acid is refined.

At least two other tanks caught fire as a result of the explosion.

No injuries were reported.

The fire was said to be contained.

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