Chemisphere

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9:31 am
Mon June 20, 2011

Morning headlines: Monday, June 20, 2011

The St. Louis Fire Department battled a five-alarm fire at the Chemisphere Corp., a solvent distributor early Monday morning. Three firefighters sustained minor injuries. The cause of the industrial fire is under investigation.
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St. Louis Industrial Fire Forces Evacuations Near Hampton

Updated 4:35 p.m. - All three firefighters were released from the hospital around noon.

A five-alarm fire in the 2100 block of Clifton at Chemisphere Corp., a solvent distributor, was reported at about 2:30 this morning, and was under control by 6 a.m.

St. Louis Fire Captain Dan Sutter said a few minor injuries were reported .

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