Painful wait for families of missing workers after plant factory explosion

Officials are still searching for the cause of the explosion at the chemical plant as two bodies were found in the wreckage while rescue teams search for missing workers.
1:40 | 05/05/19

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Next the painful wait for the fan we have a worker missing after a factory explosion outside a Chicago. The explosion caught on surveillance video you see there they shelled the building so dangerous they are having trouble searching inside. Three people are now confirmed dead and officials just reporting some of them died trying to save others ABC Zachary teach with the investigation. Tonight officials are trying to uncover the cause of that deadly chemical plant explosion. But the area is still too dangerous officials say tonight that one person has died in the hospital they have removed another body from the building and a second body has been located. There are still searching for one more person it's unaccounted for. Surveillance cameras caught the explosion and that trembling aftershock. The blast bent steel beams in blew out doors and windows of businesses blocks away. And all the windows on the front of a building and home on the side of the buildings but he did include a dollar crowd stories in there. Workers could be seen beginning the long clean up the it happened around 930 Friday night the blast igniting a massive fireballs shooting into the sky. The death tolls at the Waukegan Illinois silicone planned could have been worse a cleaning crew had just left. The individuals that perished in this incident were just trying. To save big. Actually saved the lives of their Kohler. And Tom the blessed to be felt. Twenty miles away officials say they've worked through about half of that building but are still waiting for special equipment they need to get the job done. Tom just too dangerous to search and side all right Zachary thank you.

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