Fire Breaks Out at Pratt & Whitney Demolition Site | NBC Connecticut

Fire Breaks Out at Pratt & Whitney Demolition Site

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    Scientists have found no solid link between Pratt & Whitney and cases of brain cancer in its employees.

    Fire broke out in an old Pratt & Whitney testing facility on Wednesday afternoon.

    Pratt & Whitney issued a statement saying they are investigating the cause of a fire at the Willgoos demolition site in East Hartford.

    Pratt & Whitney firefighters are working with the East Hartford Fire Department to respond.

    There are no reports of injuries and everyone working on the site has been removed from the buildings, Pratt said.

    According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the facility was a turbine plant.