1 injured in south Jersey chemical plant blast

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. (AP) — Firefighters are on the scene of a chemical plant explosion in southern New Jersey.

The explosion happened at the Johnson Matthey plant in West Deptford just before 7 a.m. Friday.

The South Jersey Times (http://bit.ly/1tuHtwU ) says early reports indicate the explosion triggered a fire and injured one person.

No other information is immediately available.

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Information from: South Jersey Times (Woodbury, N.J.), http://nj.com/southjerseytimes

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