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All-clear given after fire at chemical company


Evacuations were cancelled following a fire in Butler County on Wednesday.

Crews were called to Commonwealth Chemical on Distribution Circle in Fairfield just before 12 p.m.

Fairfield dispatchers confirmed evacuations were conducted within a half mile radius of the facility. The order was lifted around 1 p.m. 

Fire officials at the scene said the internal fire suppression system worked as it was supposed to, putting out the fire.

Crews were ventilating the facility Wednesday afternoon. 

A HAZMAT team was requested because of the nature of the chemical. 

It's not clear whether anyone was hurt.

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