Quote:An as of yet unidentified substance in a waste container unit at the Forcit Vihtavuori explosives plant at Laukaa is believed to have caused a chemical reaction, posing a potential hazard at a facility that manufactures explosives used in mining and blasting.
Containers and warehouses at the site contain explosive equivalent to 11 tons of TNT.
Read more: http://yle.fi/uutiset/danger_of_disaster...ed/6726234
More as this unfolds. They make chemical explosives for military and mining industries. xinhuanet incorrectly reported it as gunpowder.
Here' the company website and products: http://www.forcit.fi/en/