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US News Fire of Lubrizol: Two years after Rouen, new catastrophe in a factory in the United States

12:40  15 june  2021
12:40  15 june  2021 Source:   20minutes.fr

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L'usine Lubrizol à Rockton (Illinois) qui rappelle les images de Rouen en 2019. © Scott Olson the Lubrizol factory Rockton (Illinois) reminiscent of the images of Rouen in 2019. Environment - A sad bis repetitive a few days from the court decision about the disaster of Rouen

The images are cold in the back and revive memories. Two years after the disaster of Rouen , an Lubrizol factory took fire on Monday, Rockton in the state of Illinois (United States). Around 7 o'clock in the morning, a fire was in the factory, clearing a thick black smoke, followed by several impressive explosions. The company, named ChemTool, which manufactures oils and lubricants for the industry had to evacuate its 200 employees.

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L'usine Lubrizol à Rockton (Illinois) qui rappelle les images de Rouen en 2019. - Scott Olson © Provided by 20 minutes The Lubrizol factory in Rockton (Illinois) reminiscent of the images of Rouen in 2019. - Scott Olson The employees and inhabitants of the evacuated area

in a statement, issued a few hours after the fire, The Lubrizol group stated that "everything is secured on the site", before adding that "at the moment, we focus on the safety of employees and the surroundings of the plant. As a precaution, the authorities have evacuated all the inhabitants to a mile to the round. The communiqué also states that the causes of the fire departure have not been identified for the moment and analyzes are underway to determine the impact of the disaster on the health of the inhabitants and on the environment . According to the CNN media, a firefighter would have been injured during operations.

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The Lubrizol Group has already been implicated on September 26, 2019 in the fire From its Rouen plant where more than 4,000 tons of products had burned. Lubrizol has been indicted in the context of judicial information, for the non-compliant operation of the Seveso classified installation. The firm requested the cancellation of the indicning. Justice must make its decision on this subject on June 30th.

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