The Weylchem chemcial plant in Elgin.
Elgin, SC (WLTX) - An explosion has taken place at Weylchem, a chemical plant in Elgin.
The incident began around 4:00 p.m. Friday.
The fire it caused was contained to a very localized area. The company says a vessel over-pressurized and ruptured, causing a loud noise that many in the Elgin area heard.
Three people were evaluated by the Kershaw County Emergency Services and treated for minor injuries.