4700 sweden road off south blvd. a 2 story metal chmical plant 150x60 very heavy smoke and fire seen for blocks out. explosion for plant felt for 2 blocks. evacuations of homes in area.
at the height of the fire at least 3 ladders pipes and large number of other handlines and decks guns going. all 3 city haz mat units on scene 100 firefighters with 16 engines 5 ladders 2 rescues 3 haz mat units 10 chiefs officers.
clean up with hepco and one alarm still on scen since 2 pm today. 14 firefigters treated for heat and expousre to the 50 chemicals in the building.
somke has just changed direction and more evacuations may be needed at 11 pm