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Event Type Hazmat - Explosions/Explosives/Fires/Smoke  Date Time 2019-04-17 04:43:00 
Country US  City Chicago, IL 
Latitude 41.725  Longitude -87.590 
URL https://abc7chicago.com/finkl-steel-explosion-sends-burning-debris-flying-nearby-home-catches-fire/5255633/     
[WLS] ILLINOIS - Finkl Steel explosion sends burning debris flying, nearby home catches fire

“A home on Chicago's South Side caught fire Wednesday morning after an explosion at a nearby steel plant. The Chicago Fire Department responded to a report of a blast in a slag pit at Finkl Steel in Chicago's Burnside neighborhood, near East 93rd Street and South Kenwood Avenue. Slag, or hot metal, is a by-product of steel making.”


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