Authorities investigating chemical explosion that sent 'large fireball' in to the air

Courtesy: MGN
Courtesy: MGN
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DWIGHT, N.D. (Valley News Live) Authorities in Richland County are investigating after a chemical explosion sent a 'large fireball' into the air Thursday morning.

The Richland County Sheriff's Office said they were called out just before 8:30 a.m. for a fire at a small storage shed at ABU Trailers.

Deputies say there was a trailer with chemicals stored in 55 gallon containers, and the fire caused the containers to explode, sending a large fireball into the air.

A release from the Sheriff's Office say the chemicals that exploded are no risk to the public, but they say they are not sure exactly which chemicals were involved.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.