Several fire departments were called to a fire in a warehouse at the Alchemix Corporation chemical plant in College Park, GA last Friday afternoon, local news organizations reported.
“Alchemix would like to inform that a fire ain its production facility took place this Friday, July 17th, at around 4:15 pm. The fire has been contained and there are no victims,” the company said in a statement on its website. “The causes of the fire are already under investigation and Alchemix is cooperating with authorities.”
Part of a roadway near the facility was temporarily closed during the incident, news broadcaster WXIA said. Five fire departments reported to the incident.
Reports indicated the fire took place in a warehouse at the chemical plant.
Alchemix is a toll manufacturer of nitrocellulose and produce custom chemical solutions for beauty, OTC/topical, pyrotechnics, adhesives, coatings, and printing ink applications, according to the firm’s website. The company was established in Chicago in 1947.