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Injury toll in Louisiana chemical plant blast put at 33
June 13, 2013 / 5:07 PM / 4 years ago

Injury toll in Louisiana chemical plant blast put at 33

June 13 (Reuters) - The explosion and fire at a Louisiana chemical plant on Thursday injured 33 people, said Jean Kelly, a spokeswoman for the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality.

Thirty were taken from the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar, Louisiana, by ambulance and three by helicopter, Kelly said.

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