Explosion, Fire At Delaware Chemical Plant

NEW CASTLE, DEL. (CBS) – A fire broke out at the Du Pont Red Lion plant on Thursday evening.

Officials say the blaze began around 7 p.m. at the plant, located on the 700 block of Governor Lea Road in Delaware City.

A propane tank allegedly exploded in an area where sulfuric acid is refined, and at least two other tanks caught fire as a result.

No injuries have been reported.

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