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Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Beacon Journal

44 E Exchange St
Akron, OH 44308   Directions

(330) 996-3000

Cleveland 19 News

Cleveland 19 News

1717 E 12th St
Cleveland, OH 44114   Directions

(216) 771-1943

Fox 8 Cleveland

Fox 8 Cleveland

5800 S Marginal Rd
Cleveland, OH 44103   Directions

(216) 432-4240

Live video: All employees located after Akron chemical plant explosion
07/18/2018 2:48pm

AKRON, Ohio– All employees of Emerald Performance Materials were located after an explosion at the chemical plant in Akron Wednesday afternoon. The Akron Mayor’s Office said there are no significant injuries. Three people were taken to Akron General Medical Center for coughing symptoms, Akron police said. The explosion happened at about 1 p.m. at the plant, located at 240 West Emerling Ave. Exposure to the chemical involved in the explosion, butadiene, can cause irritation to the eyes, throat, nose and […]

Worker describes Akron explosion: ‘I didn’t know if I was coming out’
07/18/2018 2:34pm

AKRON, Ohio– A man working at Emerald Performance Materials described the explosion that happened Wednesday afternoon. Akron fire officials said no injuries have been reported. The area was evacuated in a half-mile radius, and police and fire are not going into the building. Carlos Medina said he was in a manhole when his crew heard a big boom, pulled him out and started running. “Honestly, I didn’t know if I was coming out or not,” Medina said. “The top part […]

Photos: Chemical plant explosion sends black smoke into sky over Akron
07/18/2018 2:06pm

AKRON, Ohio– An explosion at Emerald Performance Materials sent black smoke into the sky over Akron Wednesday afternoon. The Akron Fire Department said no injuries have been reported and the building was evacuated. No emergency workers are going into the building. FOX 8 viewers spotted the thick, dark smoke several miles away. Other witnesses reported feeling their windows shake. More on this story here

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News 5 Cleveland

News 5 Cleveland

3001 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115   Directions

(216) 431-3700



1333 Lakeside Ave
Cleveland, OH 44114   Directions

(216) 344-3333

Explosion reported at Akron chemical plant; evacuations ordered
07/18/2018 3:15pm

Witnesses say surrounding businesses are being evacuated, and photos from social media show a massive amount of flames and smoke billowing into the sky.        

Akron begins $31 million Main St. renovation project
07/18/2018 10:28am

The $31 million effort, which kicked off on July 9, will see crews make improvements along the South Main corridor width between Cedar and Mill Streets "from building face to building face."        

We take on Akron’s iconic Soap Box Derby race hill
07/18/2018 6:31am

Our own Tiffany Tarpley and Will Ujek went face to face in Akron's legendary race.        

Channel 3 Investigation: Who is behind development plans for the former site of Rolling Acres Mall?
07/18/2018 4:02am

The company buying the property is based in Delaware, and shares the same official address with 285,000 businesses, including Wal-Mart, Google, and Verizon.        

Police: Suspect pistol-whipped 60-year-old man mowing lawn in Akron's Goodyear Heights neighborhood
07/17/2018 3:12pm

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Akron Police Department.        

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