Firefighters extinguish chemical plant fire

WINTON HILLS, OH (FOX19) - Fire crews are on the scene of a chemical plant in Winton Hills, after battling a two-alarm fire.

The fire started shortly before 1 p.m. at the Cognis plant, and is under control at this time.

Scanner reports indicate that the building may contain Methylate, a compound of methyl alcohol and a base.

The Cincinnati Fire Department and The St. Bernard Fire Department are on the scene at this time.

There's no word yet on the cause of the fire, or the damages.

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