LYNN (CBS) — One person was seriously injured in what police are calling a ‘flash fire’ at a West Lynn chemical plant.
Shortly before 11 a.m. the fire was reported at C.L. Hauthaway & Sons Corporation on Summer Street.READ MORE: Tom Brady Busy In First Half, Racking Up 217 Yards And 3 TDs Against Falcons
The company specializes is broad water-based polyurethane coatings for concrete and wood floors, leather seating and flame retardant coatings for textiles.
Police say the injured worker was mixing chemicals when the vapors ignited.READ MORE: Keller @ Large: With Charlie Baker Out Of Governor's Race, Would Maura Healey Become Frontrunner?
The injured person was taken to Mass. General Hospital with serious burns to the face.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens is on the scene:
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