Officials investigate fire at Wickliffe chemical plant

WICKLIFFE, OH (WOIO) - Firefighters still investigating the cause of a fire Sunday evening at CP Chemicals on Lakeland Boulevard in Wickliffe.

Blaze broke out just before six pm.

Officials say the fire may have been related to a highly flammable gas that is a by-product of the chemical used at the plant.

The fire was contained to one reactor in the plant.

No injuries were reported.

Property damage is estimated at $200,000.

CP Chemicals handles metals manufacturing processes, including that of nickel sulfate.

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