Large fire at chemical site in Leverkusen
- At ChemPark Leverkusen on Saturday night and night raged a conflagration. The park has chemical companies. Thousands of local residents windows and doors were closed hold. shipping traffic was shut down as a precaution on the nearby Rhine.
Measurements by the fire showed that no toxic substances were released. The substances that had burned are used in the cosmetic industry. The fire broke out at the company Momentive Performance Materials. The fire brigade put large equipment and 150 men to fight the fire. The cause of the fire is still unknown. To our knowledge, no one was injured.
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