Explosion and roof collapse at Chicago sewage treatment works

CHICAGO — Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD) officials this morning reported an "explosion" at the Calumet Water Reclamation Plant (WRP). A subsequent press release called the event, which occurred about 11 a.m., a "roof collapse". A fire spokesman said that ten workers were removed from the building; two had been pinned or buried by debris. Fortunately, no deaths … Continue reading Explosion and roof collapse at Chicago sewage treatment works