A West Virginia area Shelter-in-place lifted: Chemical Plant Explosion

KANAWHA COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A shelter-in-place order has been lifted, nearly four and a half hours after an explosion at the Chemours plant along W. Dupont Ave. in Belle. The shelter in place was lifted about 2:30 Wednesday morning. Rt. 60 has reopened between Campbells Creek and the Chelyan Bridge. Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper said three people were transported to the hospital, while a fourth person took himself to seek treatment. Two of the people transported were from inside the plant. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. -- WSAZ Seems this neck of the woods is plagued with tragedy. Here's another incident: (2014) WV Gov. Declares State Of Emergency For Nine Counties After Chemical Leak According to a news release, the leak happened at F...

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