Smoke billows from Illinois chemical plant after possible explosion

Plumes of smoke were sent billowing into the air in northern Illinois after a possible explosion at a chemical plant.

This footage shows the scene in LaSalle as white smoke rose from the factory on Wednesday, 11 January.

A shelter-in-place order was issued for local residents, who were also told to avoid a green substance spotted in the area.

According to local news reports, the blaze has been classified as a 4-alarm fire.

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