Evacuations ordered after blasts at Okla. plant

THOMAS, Okla. (AP) — Firefighters are battling a fire and officials are ordering nearby areas evacuated after a fire and explosions rocked a manufacturing site northwest of Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City television station News 9 (http://bit.ly/16h1S75) reports early Thursday that police confirm explosions hit a Danlin facility near the town of Thomas.

The television station says a Thomas Fire Department worker said evacuations had been ordered in the area immediately around the plant.

Officials say they didn’t know the cause of the fire or explosions. No injuries were immediately reported.

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