Posted BY: Jasmine | NwoReport

A large explosion at a metal manufacturing plant has set off a ‘mass casualty incident’ in Bedford, Ohio, according to reports.

Ambulances were pictured on the scene of 1 Schumann & Co., which makes brass and bronze alloys. It remains unclear what caused the explosion at around 2.30 pm Monday and how many people were injured.

Emergency services have also requested the development of several medical helicopters. 

The explosion in Bedford, Ohio is located just about 70 miles northwest of East Palestine, where a toxic train derailed on February 3. It is just south of Cleveland.

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Witnesses told local News 5 that there were two explosions, a small one followed by a larger one around 2.30pm. 

The brick wall of the building was completely blown away, with bricks hitting cars and businesses nearby. Debris was also blown across the street.