Zug Island steel mill suffers explosion

RIVER ROUGE, Mich. - An explosion occurred Friday night at the United States Steel plant on Zug Island.

UPDATE: US Steel releases statement on Zug Island steel mill explosion

According to authorities, a furnace exploded. The explosion was minor and authorities are unsure if anyone was injured.

Police and fire emergency crews were called to the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing.

Copyright 2018 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.