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Chemical reaction at East Liverpool plant sends one to the hospital

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EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio - A chemical reaction sent an employee of East Liverpool's hazardous furnace to the hospital.

A statement from WTI says the fire department and an ambulance were called to the plant on Saturday after a reaction in a container of waste caused a fire.

The worker was treated at a local hospital then released.

The plant's HazMat team extinguished the fire.

Environmental regulators have been notified.

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