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Three Dead after Massive Plant Explosion in IL

May 6, 2019
Three people were killed and four others injured after a massiv explosion at the AB Specialty Silicones plant in Waukegan, IL, Friday night.
 
The cause of the explosion is unknown, but is being considered accidental. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steve Lenzi said the blast occurred in the building where the silicone is produced.
 
AB Specialty Silicones makes specialty silicone chemical raw materials for adhesives, sealants, and coatings.