Photos: 1 killed, dozens hurt in Louisiana plant explosion

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Posted on June 13, 2013 at 6:41 PM

Updated Friday, Jun 14 at 10:17 AM

GEISMAR, La. -- A ground-rattling explosion Thursday at a chemical plant in Louisiana ignited a blaze that killed one person and injured dozens of others, authorities said. Witnesses described a chaotic scene of flames as high as 200 feet into the air and workers scrambling over gates to escape the plant.

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