13 Hospitalized At Metal Factory Near Cleveland

A metal manufacturing explosion outside Cleveland on Monday afternoon resulted in one fatality and 13 hospitalizations. Around 3 p.m., a metal alloy factory called I. Schumann & Company received a call reporting an explosion and fire.

Although the cause of the fire is still being investigated, the fire captain added that the majority of the fire had been extinguished by Monday afternoon thanks to assistance from nearby fire departments, including the Twinsburg Fire Department, which had previously warned locals to avoid the area with a Facebook post.

The metal supply firm that operates the factory, I. Schumann & Co stated in a statement to Fox 8 that the explosion caused “severe facility damage.”

The statement read, “Our efforts are currently concentrated on assisting the first responders who responded promptly to assist our staff.”

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“Our main focus is the safety and health of our workers, and we’re committed to making sure they get the necessary medical attention. As part of our dedication to Northeast Ohio, where we have operated for more than 100 years, we will assist investigators in their quest for information. Our team members and their families are in our hearts and prayers during this trying time.”

DiRocco stated that the facility is a “quite safe location,” but he added: “It’s a foundry, so there’s always an inherent hazard since you’re dealing with molten hot metal.”

 13 Hospitalized At Metal Factory Near Cleveland
13 Hospitalized At Metal Factory Near Cleveland

Residents claimed to WOIO that they saw debris and black smoke in the area, indicating that they were aware of the quantity of the metal and the explosion. The television station was told by a worker at Rose Colored Gaming, a shop right adjacent to the facility, that the rubble damaged automobiles in their parking lot and smashed the roof of their business.

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We take this information from Yahoo! sport. According to WKYC, a similar incident occurred at the factory in April 2006 when five workers were injured after molten metal caused an explosion.


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