2 Injured in Chemical Fire at Monroe Plastics Research Lab - NBC Connecticut

2 Injured in Chemical Fire at Monroe Plastics Research Lab

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    Fire broke out at the Axel Plastics Research Laboratories in Monroe Monday afternoon.

    Two people were injured in a chemical fire in a plastics research lab in Monroe Monday.

    Fire officials confirmed they were called to a fire at Axel Plastics Research Laboratories at 50 Cambridge Drive, just before 2:30 p.m.

    Fire Marshal William Davin said the two people injured were employees. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment. Their conditions were not immediately clear.

    The fire was out before firefighters arrived.

    The cause of the fire is under investigation by the fire marshal’s office and the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

    More information was not immediately available.

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