Illinois chemical plant fire: Rockton orders mandatory evacuations, fire expected to burn for days

Source:, June 14, 2021
By: Greg Norman & Louis Casiano

Authorities in Illinois have decided to let a massive fire at a chemical plant that began Monday morning with a large explosion burn the chemical product off, which could continue for several days.

“We can’t speculate how long it will take to put out the fire,” Rockton Fire Department Chief Kirk Wilson said, FOX station WFLD-TV reported. Read more.

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