Huge blaze rips through chemical plant (VIDEO) — Analysis

An explosion at the chemical facility that was located in Omaha in Nebraska has caused thousands to lose power.

The fire crew from the city said that the Nox-Crete facility was set on fire at 7:15 PM local time Monday. “The explosions and smoke,” people on nearby streets were advised to evacuate. Locals are being assisted by the Red Cross.

Major firefighting operations are ongoing. There have been no injuries reported to date.
According to Nox-Crete’s website, the Nox-Crete plant produces adhesives, coatings, and liquid floor hardeners for use in the construction industry.

The Omaha Fire Department said earlier on Monday that “Some chemicals can cause fire.

Also, fuel may have leaked into the sewer system according to some reports.

However, Pottawattamie County Emergency Management gave reassurances on Tuesday that “At this moment, fire crews on the scene said there is no concern about toxicity.

Omaha Public Power District stated Monday night that 2,382 people living near Nox-Crete were without power due to a short circuit. The majority of these customers were restored power within hours.

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Between 250 and 300 customers won’t have power for a while until the flames are out in the area,” the grid operator said.

Authorities are currently investigating the cause of the fire and asking anyone who has information regarding arson to contact its hotline.

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