(KMOV) – One worker was injured after a fire broke out at a chemical warehouse near downtown St. Louis on Monday night.
According to fire officials, the fire broke out a little after 8 p.m. at U.S. Paint, a paint manufacturing plant on 21st Street and Papin.
A first-alarm was struck after an Acetone leak sparked the flames. Crews were able to contain the blaze as the company owner worked to locate the chemical shutoff valve.
A worker was transported with injuries but their condition was not immediately known.
The extent of damage to the building is unknown at this time.
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