Industrial fire in U.S. state of Illinois allowed to burn to protect river
A massive industrial fire broke out at a chemical plant in the U.S. state of Illinois on Monday. The fire will likely be allowed to burn for days as officials hope to protect the nearby river from chemical-polluted run-off water from fire hoses. The Chemtool plant manufactures oil-based lubricants. Residents have been told to stay away from the area at least for a few hours.