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Haz-Mat called to scene of small fire near a local high school

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Haz-Mat crews were called out to Redemptorist High School Saturday evening after getting reports of a small dumpster fire. The fire happened around 7:00 pm.

Investigators say after the fire was extinguished they noticed containers that looked to contain hazardous chemicals. Haz-Mat was then called out to identify the chemicals in the dumpster, they were determined to be Hydrochloric Acid and Acetone. The chemicals were safely removed from the dumpster and no significant damage was done to the school.

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