Hundreds of fire brigades headed for the epicenter of the fire in Rockton. Police began evacuating residents within a 20-mile radius around the center of the disaster.
A large explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Rockton, Illinois. Smoke could be seen as far as 50 km away, according to reports. The fire began around 7:30 a.m. Mon. at the #Chemtool Inc. plant. Chemtool manufactures fluids, lubricants, and grease products.#Illinois #Rockton pic.twitter.com/jtyZGo7IdZ
— Andrew Jose (@realAndrewJose) June 14, 2021
According to local residents, smoke and debris are foun...