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3-Alarm Fire At Chemical Plant In Buckingham Township Under Control

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DOYLESTOWN, Pa. -

A three-alarm fire erupted at a chemical plant in Buckingham Township early Tuesday morning.

The fire was at P&R Industries Inc., a 55,000-square-foot chemical factory that makes an industrial protective coating called Arbonite, which is used to line tankers and other types of containers.

Flames broke out before 6 a.m., and the fire quickly escalated to 3-alarms.  Crews from surrounding areas reported to the scene.  A total of twelve crews helped battle the blaze.  It was pfficially under control at 7:40 a.m. 

No evacuations are being reported at this time, nor are there any injuries.  The cause of the fire is under investigation.

There is a report on one firefighter was taken to a nearby hospital.

There are multiple road closures around the scene. 

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