Chemical Safety Incidents
Dow Chemical Fire in PA
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 10:03 AM gHale
Fire crews responded to a fire at the Dow Chemical building in Collegeville, PA, Thursday night.
The fire was inside the building on Arcola Road, just after 6 p.m., said officials with the Montgomery County Fire Department.
There were no injuries in the incident. The cause of the blaze remains unclear, but officials are still investigating.
Around 800 people work at the facility, according to the Dow website. The 800,000 square foot location has been operating since 2013. The facility serves as Dow’s Northeast Technology Center – Among the largest R&D facilities outside of Dow’s corporate headquarters.
Dow manufactures plastics, chemicals, and agricultural products.