Breaking News Carus Chemical Plant Fire in LaSalle


UPDATE – Mayor Jeff Grove, Mayor of LaSalle, said the Fire at the Carus Cemical Plant is under control and no evacuation will be necessary, as of a little after 11 AM.

The City of LaSalle has posted information regarding a chemical plant fire at Carus Chemical Manufacturing Plant located at 1500 8th St, La Salle, IL 61301. Residents in the area are being advised to shelter in place and those nearby are asked to avoid the area, First Responders are on site and we will bring you more information as it becomes available on and Princeton News Now WZOE

According to their website, Carus Chemical produces potassium permanganate, an oxidant used to treat drinking water, wastewater, industrial process chemicals and for numerous other applications.

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