St. Louis City firefighters battle warehouse fire with report of chemical release

Published: Sep. 28, 2022 at 1:59 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS (KMOV) - Firefighters in St. Louis City battled a large warehouse fire Wednesday afternoon.

The fire department said the fire broke out in the 400 block of DeSoto Avenue near Broadway off Interstate 70 in North City.

There was a report of a chemical release and the Hazardous Materials Task Force was called to the scene. The St. Louis Fire Department had the fire knocked down just before 3 p.m.

Nine workers evacuated the building themselves, the fire department said. No injuries have been reported.