Fire Blazes at Deadly Chemical Plant Explosion in Tarragona, Spain

An explosion and large fire were reported at a chemical plant in the La Canonja municipality of Tarragona, Spain, on January 14.

Catalonia’s civil defense agency said the explosion was likely caused by a chemical accident. Authorities urged people living near the explosion to stay indoors.

Officials confirmed at least one death as a result of the collapse of a building in Garcia Lorca square in Tarragon. At least eight people were reported to be injured. Credit: Javi Estebanez via Storyful