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11 Injured in Accident at Axiall Plant in West Virginia

Wetzel County
David Benbennick
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Chemical manufacturer Axiall Corporation says 11 contract workers have been injured in a boiler accident at its Natrium plant in West Virginia's Northern Panhandle.

The company says in a statement that the accident occurred around 7 a.m. Tuesday in the power plant at the facility in New Martinsville. The workers were taken to four local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions weren't available.

The company says the coal-fired boiler has been shut down.

The cause of the accident is being investigated.

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