One Dead in Explosion at IN Fertilizer Plant

One person was killed in an explosion today at a fertilizer in plant in Union Mills, Indiana.

Two others were being evaluated for injuries, but the Associated Press reported that all other people at the Union Mills Co-op were accounted for (

The incident comes about two months after the devastating explosion at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, which killed 14 people (including 10 firefighters) and injured more than 200.

Read more about the blast at

For more info on fertilizer chemicals and explosions, consider ANFO: The Tool of Destruction, HAZ MAT POINTS TO PONDER, and From the Fire Engineering Vault: Texas City Explosion.

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