One Person Dead After Chemical Explosion

One person is dead after an explosion at a chemical plant in Belle Tuesday.

The victim was confirmed as John Gillenwater.

The explosion happened at Optima Chemicals Company just after 10 p.m. Tuesday.

At least three other people were reported injured in connection with the incident.


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