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News 2 Know: Everything you need to know about the deadly chemical plant fire in Crosby

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Black smoke pours from the KCMO chemical facility in Crosby on April 2, 2019.
Black smoke pours from the KCMO chemical facility in Crosby on April 2, 2019.

One dead, two critically injured in Crosby plant fire

Authorities said at least one person was killed Tuesday when isobutylene ignited and exploded at a chemical plant in Crosby. Read more >

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Here's what we know about KMCO in Crosby

An explosion at the KMCO facility rocked the Crosby area Tuesday morning. Read more >

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What is isobutylene?

Isobutylene is the chemical burning at the KMCO facility in Crosby, according to authorities. Read more >

A photo showing the plant fire in Crosby on April 2, 2019.
A photo showing the plant fire in Crosby on April 2, 2019.

Crosby fire: These are the videos, photos people are sharing on social media

A large plume of smoke and flames could be seen Tuesday rising from a chemical plant in Crosby after residents reported hearing an explosion in the area. Read more >

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