Czech Republic: Fire damage at galvanization unit pegged at $10 millionReprints
A fire at Kozak Svitavy s.r.o.'s galvanization facility in Lanskroun, Czech Republic, has caused an estimated 200 million Czech korunas ($10 million) in damage, Lanskroun Mayor Stanislava Svarcova said.
Pressure vessels containing carbon dioxide exploded in the flames, Prague Daily Monitor reported.
The unit contained vessels with sulfur and hydrochloric acids, among other chemicals.