Fire Ignites at Chemical Facility During Maintenance

About 10% of the water chemicals production plant was damaged during the fire, officials said in a local report.

Powder Bulk Solids Staff

December 1, 2020

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Firefighters were called to a blaze at the Chemtrade Solutions facility in Springfield, TN on Monday after a blaze started during maintenance work on the structure’s roof, according to coverage by Smokey Barn News.

Dispatched to the site at about 3 p.m., crews arrived on scene and closed roadways within 200 ft of the building out of caution, officials told the news organization. About 10% of the facility was damaged during the incident.

No injuries were logged during the response.

Chemtrade is a provider of industrial chemicals and services in North America and South America. The firm’s plant in Springfield manufactures water chemicals, according to information on the company’s website.

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