Chemical Fire in NC Warehouse

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 @ 05:06 PM gHale


A chemical fire broke out at a Stanly County, NC, warehouse last Wednesday, officials said.

The fire broke out at Talley Farms in the 6300 block of Talley Road. Charlotte Fire Department’s HazMat crews assisted with the chemical fire, which the put out by 1 p.m.

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Stanly County officials say the fire involved pallets of chemicals used in the feed mill process. Hydrogen peroxide and ammonium were the primary threats.

Crews said some of the containers continued to leak after the fire was put out, so the Regional HazMat Response Team from Charlotte came in to help.

The chemicals have since been “contained and secured.”

There were no injuries in the incident.