On Monday, a massive explosion rocked a metal factory in Bedford, Ohio.
The incident comes just two weeks after a chemical explosion plagued the town of East Palestine, also in Ohio.
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JUST IN: Explosion reported in Bedford, Ohio at a metal factory.
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The Daily Mail reported:
Ambulances were pictured on the scene of 1 Schumann & Co., which makes brass and bronze alloys. It remains unclear what caused the explosion at around 2.30pm Monday and how many people were injured.
Emergency services have also requested the development of several medical helicopters.
The explosion in Bedford, Ohio is located just about 70 miles northwest of East Palestine, where a toxic train derailed on February 3. It is just south of Cleveland.
Witnesses told local News 5 that there were two explosions, a small one followed by a larger one around 2.30pm.
The brick wall of the building was completely blown away, with bricks hitting cars and businesses nearby. Debris was also blown across the street.
The incident is deemed a “mass casualty incident.” It is unclear how many people have died.
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BREAKING: “Mass Casualty Incident” being reported.
Massive explosion at a metal manufacturing plant in Bedford, Ohio; rapid response underway.
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More footage below:
Eye witness video of the metal facility explosion in Bedford, Ohio.
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Explosion with fire in industrial metal facility:
“Following an unknown incident, crews were sent to the 22500 block on Alexander Road around 2:30 p.m. where I. Schumann & Co., which produces copper alloys, is located.”
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Fire crews from a number of departments are on scene. @WEWS pic.twitter.com/I0YyAwnL2u
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