A Putnam County man was identified Wednesday as the victim in a Tuesday evening plant explosion at the Optima Chemicals Co. in Belle that shook surrounding homes and prompted a temporary shelter-in-place order for several hours.
On this West Virginia Morning, an explosion at the Chemours Belle Plant near Charleston occurred late Tuesday night and resulted in a shelter-in-place advisory for the area. We bring you the latest on this event. Also, in this show, we remember Brig. Gen. Chuck Yeager who passed away Monday at the age of 97, and we remember 28-year-old Charleston police officer Cassie Johnson who died in the line of duty last week.