Huge chemical plant fire in Passaic, New Jersey, sends flames high into the night sky

Video captured a huge blaze at a chemical factory in Passaic, New Jersey, on the night of Friday 14 January. The fire was filmed from the Wallington area of the US city. Firefighters battled the fire all night and authorities say they are likely to have to for days. No major injuries have been reported. Filmer Damian Michalak said he first saw the fire from his kitchen window. He got dressed quickly and went to see what was going on, initially thinking it must have been a house fire. "I was there for two hours, from the beginning. I heard several explosions," he said.

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