1,000 homes evacuated after pounds of lithium batteries explode in old Illinois paper mill

Read the full story in USA Today.

A raging industrial fire at an old paper mill in Illinois prompted at least 1,000 home evacuations as toxic fumes spewed into the air.  

For the second day, clouds of smoke filled the air in Morris as 180,000 to 200,000 pounds of lithium batteries continued to explode. 

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