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Several Feared Dead After Chemical Plant Blast in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — An explosion and fire at a chemical plant in southeast Slovenia has left at least four people missing and feared dead, officials said Thursday. Emergency officials said another two people were hospitalized in critical condition with …

Evacuations Extended Near Northern Illinois Industrial Fire

MORRIS, Ill. (AP) — Toxic fumes and smoke from a burning former paper mill in northern Illinois that officials had believed was long abandoned but actually contained massive amounts of lithium batteries prompted officials to extend an evacuation order into …

Georgia Steel Wire Plant to be Rebuilt After Fire

The manager of a Georgia steel wire manufacturing plant that was burned in a large industrial fire says the company will rebuild and is planning technology upgrades for the new plant. Bekaert plant manager Gary Downey tells the Rome News-Tribune …

Industrial Fire Damages Trucks in North Alabama

A wood processing company says a fire at a plant in northwest Alabama damaged eight big-rig trucks. Great Southern Wood Preserving says the blaze at its plant in Tuscumbia damaged tractors owned and operated by Greenbush Logistics, Inc. Muscle Shoals …