It Was Hard to Breath as Toxins Rained Down

Posted by on Thursday, November 9, 2017
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Over 100 people were sent to hospital following a fire at a recycling warehouse in Parkersburg, West Virginia that burned for eight days.

The fire started on October 21.

It's believed the warehouse had plastics inside that released some toxins into the air.

There were complaints of difficulty breathing, headaches, smoke inhalation, and other other illnesses.

The air was black for days with toxins swirling into the air.

According to a local newspaper the owner of the plant had been cited before for environmental violations.

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