It’s not just residents being forced out of their homes because of Friday’s fiery tanker derailment in East Palestine.

Due to the potentially “catastrophic threat” of a rail car exploding, local businesses located within the one-mile evacuation zone are not being permitted to open on Monday.

If the tanker in question explodes, it will release toxic fumes of the vinyl chloride, a toxic chemical officials stated.  Vinyl chloride is known carcinogen.

Many of the impacted businesses like Brittain Motors on East Martin Street have announced that they’ll be closed Monday for the safety of their customers and employees.

“Wishing all local residents, first responders and railroad employees safety during this time,” the auto dealer stated on the social media post.

The evacuation area covers the businesses along East Taggart Street from the site of the derailment near Leake Oil to North Market Steet.

Included in the closures is Cuttin' Loose Family Hair Shop LLC which rescheduled appointments and told customers that they’ll have an update on Facebook when they’ll be able to reopen.

The Dunes and Muscle Works Gym on East Taggart are closed until further notice, according to their Facebook page.

Coulter’s Ianazone Pizza asked its customers to stay safe, saying on Facebook they’re temporarily closed.

The NAPA Auto Parts, which is just within one mile from the crash site, is closed until the evacuation zone is cleared. Customers are being directed to NAPA stores in Columbiana and Lisbon.

Another small business closed during the evacuation order is Doyle’s Fresh Meat and Deli.  Their Facebook post called the situation “a total nightmare” and called for prayers for the community and safety personnel.

T & M Hardware & Rental’s East Palestine store is closed, awaiting an update on when it is safe for employees to return.

“Once we're cleared to re-enter the area, we will assess the needs of the community and make sure that we have the necessary products to aid any clean up efforts our neighbors may face and ensure that our

Bush Heating has also closed its shop to foot traffic until further notice, but a Facebook message says they are available by phone.

McKim's Honeyvine & Winery is rescheduling some events because of the evacuation.

Wine purchases cannot be picked up at this time. However, customers can contact them to make alternate arrangements.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has activated in the Ohio National Guard to assist local authorities, along with the Ohio State Highway Patrol in evacuation efforts.