Recycling Plant Explodes In Granite City, Illinois – Two Dead [Breaking News]

A recycling plant explosion in Granite City, Illinois has left two dead. Local police officers and firefighters cannot get inside the recycling plant at this time due to safety concerns. A breaking news report about the Granite City explosion on Fox News indicates that first responders fear the death toll could grow substantially higher. The Totall Metal Recycling plant employs more than 160 people, according to the business website.

Excerpt from a CBS Local St. Louis report on the Granite City recycling plant explosion at Totall Metal:

“At least one mortar shell exploded, and no one is allowed near the scene of the explosion for fear of another explosion if there are more mortar shells.”

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