Explosion Happens At Columbus Paint Plant

Eight people were hurt and one is missing in an explosion at a paint plant in Ohio.

Video Transcript


- We have some breaking news coming into the KDKA newsroom out of Ohio. At least seven people are injured following a massive explosion at a Columbus manufacturing plant. You can see that explosion triggered a fierce fire.

This is happening at a paint plant. A number of victims inside the building managed to escape on their own. Two people were trapped and had to be rescued by emergency crews. Those two victims are in critical condition.

Right now, rescue crews are searching for any other potential victims as crews work to extinguish the fire. It's unknown what caused the blast.