Massive Explosion Rocks Chemical Plant

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Bremen, Germany -- At least one person was seriously injured in a chemical plant explosion onView image on Twitter September 9.  

Three hundred firefighters battled the explosion and subsequent fire.  This plant produces industrial coatings. 

The explosion was heard miles away.  Several buildings were on fire, one employee was missing, and another (possibly the same employee) was seriously injured.

Several homes near the plant were damaged.  Some were damaged so badly that they may need to be demolished.

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