A large chemical explosion occurred at a foam manufacturing factory in Orange County. When factory workers were loading foam onto conveyor belts outside the main building, the incident happened. There are no reported injuries at this time.

Nearby freeway drivers reported seeing large amounts of smoke and fire. The foam was described as being the size of railroad boxcars.

Local firefighters were called to the scene and confirmed the loss of a couple of outbuildings and slight damage to the main building.

According to NBC Los Angeles, the foam factory is owned and operated by Foamex International. The company manufactures polyurethane and advanced polymer foam products.

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