MONROE, Ohio— Authorities say a chemical explosion injured a worker at a manufacturing plant in southwest Ohio. Fire and police officials in Monroe say the explosion at Alfrebro LLC occurred around 12:30 p.m. Friday. Chief John Centers of the Monroe Fire Department tells local reporters that the explosion occurred as the worker was transferring a chemical...» Read More
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