Fire, explosion at OH packaging plant - Toledo News Now, News, Weather, Sports, Toledo, OH

Fire, explosion at OH packaging plant

SIDNEY, OH (WTOL) - An Ohio manufacturing business is badly damaged and two people are in the hospital after an explosion at the facility Friday night.

Residents nearby reported hearing a loud noise and feeling their homes shake.

Walls were blown out at the Protecpac building.

According to Deputy Fire Chief Ron Wolfe, the company uses isobutane to expand plastic in making a foam product used in packaging.

Wolfe said fire investigators are still investigating the cause of the explosion.

Two worker were sent to the hospital. Their injuries are not considered to be life threatening.

A third worker declined medical treatment.

Copyright The Associated Press.

Copyright 2013 Toledo News Now. All rights reserved.

  • WTOL 11 Top StoriesWTOL 11 Top StoriesMore>>

  • First Alert Forecast: Muggy to hot

    First Alert Forecast: Muggy to hot

    (Source: WTOL)(Source: WTOL)

    Next Week: relief from the heat will arrive on Wednesday along with a chance of rain.

    More >>

    Next Week: relief from the heat will arrive on Wednesday along with a chance of rain.

    More >>
  • Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during anthem

    Trump says NFL should fire players who kneel during anthem

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:29 PM EDT2017-09-23 03:29:58 GMT
    Friday, September 22 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-09-23 03:33:02 GMT
    (Source: AP Images)(Source: AP Images)

    President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem.

    More >>

    President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem.

    More >>
  • Private schools can't intervene in lawsuit over public aid

    Private schools can't intervene in lawsuit over public aid

    Friday, September 22 2017 11:25 PM EDT2017-09-23 03:25:51 GMT
    (Source: RNN)(Source: RNN)

    Private schools, lawmakers and parents can't intervene in a lawsuit that challenges the use of public money in private schools.

    More >>

    Private schools, lawmakers and parents can't intervene in a lawsuit that challenges the use of public money in private schools.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly