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Crews Respond to Fire at Chemical Plant

October 22, 2019

Firefighters responded to a blaze at the Zschimmer & Schwarz Inc. chemical plant in Milledgeville, GA on Monday evening, the Milledgeville Union-Recorder reported.

Workers evacuated the facility after flames ignited at about 6:30 p.m. in a section of the structure, the newspaper’s coverage said. The cause of the fire has not been established. 

Zschimmer & Schwarz is a manufacturer of tailor-made chemical auxiliaries and specialties for cosmetics, clothing, construction, paints and varnishes, automotive, and mechanical engineering applications, the company’s website states. 

The Milledgeville site mainly manufactures products for the firm’s Fiber and Ceramic Auxiliaries, Phosphonates, Care Specialties, and Polymer divisions. 

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