Investigators Look into Cause of Fire at Chemical Plant

By: AP
By: AP

STERLING, Kan. (AP) _ Investigators with the State Fire Marshal's Office are looking into the cause of an early morning fire at a chemical plant west of Sterling.

The fire broke out Friday at a former JACAM Chemical Co. Inc. plant. The company said no one was injured and damage to the metal building was considered minimal.

An official with JACAM said it was believed an electrical short near a cabinet storing paint solvents started the blaze.


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