Accidental chemical reaction releases vapor cloud at Broomfield business

BROOMFIELD, Colo. - An accidental chemical reaction caused a vapor cloud to be released at a Broomfield business late Wednesday night, according to North Metro Fire.

The chemical reaction happened in a 55-gallon barrel at the business on Industrial Lane, near U.S. 36.

North Metro Fire said two employees moved the barrel outside.

North Metro Fire said it was waiting for the barrel to cool, but no evacuations were necessary and no one was hurt.

West Metro, Arvada and Adams County assisted with the situation.


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