Massive Explosion in Bergolin paint plant in Bremen, Germany

Industrial Accidents

Sep10,2014-Bremen,Germany– A massive explosion rocked the Bergolin plant in Ritterhude, which is near Bremen in northern part of Germany. The plant is an industrial coatings facility. About 300 firefighters have been reportedly deployed to the site to fight the blaze and rescue victims if any. There were no reported casualties as of now, although one person is reported missing. The explosion was so loud, it could be heard several kilometers away. Several homes in nearby areas have been damaged by the blast.

The explosion happened at around 20:30 local time on 9th Sep 2014 according to local reports.

Below is a photo of the fire,  trending on twitter after the blast

https://twitter.com/wegener0815/status/509465702722727936/photo/1

At the time of publishing this post, no details were available as to the cause of the massive blast.

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