Photos: 9 injured in Granite City plant explosion

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 7, 2013 at 5:59 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 24 at 12:58 AM

Granite CIty Steel explosion

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Nine people were injured in an explosion at the AmstedRail plant in Granite City Thursday morning. According to officials, at least two people were standing on a platform at the plant in the 1000 block of Niedringhaus Ave. when it exploded around 8:10 a.m. According to officials, the victims were in the cleaning and finishing department.

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