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1 body found, 2 more believed dead in Illinois plant blast

Emergency personnel work at the scene of an explosion at AB Specialty Silicones on Sunset Ave. and Northwestern Ave. on the border between Gurnee, Ill., and Waukegan on Saturday, May 4, 2019. The explosion happened Friday night.

Associated Press

May 4, 2019

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory was believed to have killed three people, authorities said Saturday, as they recovered the body of one victim while suspending the search for the other two. Crews suspended their search due to concerns about the stability...

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