FR-20180810-64224-USA – Fire – USA – North-America

A Hanford laboratory was evacuated and two workers went to the hospital after a small fire shortly before noon Thursday. A worker at the 222-S Laboratory in central Hanford put out the fire with a hand-held fire extinguisher while other employees pulled the fire alarm and called 911, according to a message to employees of Washington River Protection Solutions. The Hanford Fire Department responded and confirmed the fire was out. Surveys were done to verify that no radioactive material was involved. About 250 laboratory employees evacuated the lab facilities, with all employees accounted for ...

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