3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant

3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) - Authorities believe three people missing after an explosion and fire at an Illinois plant are dead. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says crews have suspended their search for three employees due to concerns about the stability of the structure. Lenzi says it's "not likely" anyone survived the Friday night explosion at AB…
Explosion at Waukegan, Illinois silicone plant leaves 4 injured and 3 unaccounted for

Explosion at Waukegan, Illinois silicone plant leaves 4 injured and 3 unaccounted for

(CNN) -- An explosion rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, leaving four people injured and three others unaccounted for, authorities said.The blast happened at AB Specialty Silicones in Waukegan, about 40 miles north of Chicago, police said. The company describes itself as a manufacturer of specialty silicone chemicals.The "catastrophic explosion" hit around 9:30…
Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say

At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead following the massive explosion on Friday night at an Illinois silicone factory, officials said.The AB Specialty Silicone factory in Waukegan, about 50 miles north of Chicago, was hollowed out Saturday morning as rescue teams suspended the search for two missing employees due to concerns…
Waukegan plant explosion: 1 dead, 2 workers missing today after explosion in Illinois

Waukegan plant explosion: 1 dead, 2 workers missing today after explosion in Illinois

1 dead after Illinois plant explosion Waukegan, Illinois — An explosion at an Illinois silicone plant Friday killed one worker and left four others injured, authorities said. Two others are missing and officials said it is unlikely they survived, CBS Chicago reported. Emergency crews in the city of Waukegan suspended the search for the missing…