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BREAKING: Massive Explosion Rocks Manufacturing Plant in Ohio


A massive explosion occurred at a metal manufacturing plant in Bedford, Ohio.

Authorities report that people have been severely burned and smoke from the explosion can be seen for miles.

The explosion is being reported as a “mass casualty incident.”



“Bedford is just south of Cleveland and about an hour northwest of East Palestine,” according to Citizen Free Press.

News 5 Cleveland reported:

Authorities responded to a manufacturing business near Bedford Monday afternoon after a massive explosion caused fires and blew debris over neighboring businesses, streets and cars.

It happened at I Schumann & Co., located in the 22500 block of Alexander Road in Oakwood. The business is a brass and bronze alloy manufacturer.

It’s unclear what caused the explosion. Witnesses told News 5 there were two explosions. A small explosion happened first, and a second, stronger one happened around 2:30 p.m. News 5 has been told there were injuries but the number and extent of those remains unclear. Multiple fire departments responded to the scene. A LifeFlight helicopter was also called in.

The explosion was so powerful, bricks from the building were thrown across the parking lot. The brick wall of the building was completely blown away. Bricks struck cars and nearby businesses. Debris from the explosion was blown across the street.

As of 4:23 p.m., the fire at the site was largely extinguished.

The Broadview Heights Fire Department said it has received reports of a “burning oil” smell in the area. Authorities said they believe that is likely from the site of the explosion and the odor may last a while.

The state of Ohio can’t catch a break.

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This story is developing.


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