December 9th According to NBC, on the evening of the 8th local time, a chemical plant in West Virginia caught fire and exploded, injuring at least two people. After the incident, residents within a radius of 2 miles (about 3.2 kilometers) of the factory were asked to evacuate.
According to reports, the Kanova County Committee said that the explosion occurred in a factory after 10 p.m. local time, and the factory’s Komu Company said that the fire was under control.
Kent Kapper, chairman of the Kanova County Council, said that two people were injured in the accident. However, the injury of the injured has not been announced yet.
“We had a fire at a tenant company in Bell, West Virginia. Rescue workers on the scene tried to control the fire. Como said in an email. Another company mentioned by the company did not reply to the comments.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said on social networking sites that he had been briefed and that he and his wife were praying for the safety of all those involved.