(AP, File)

Ingham County officials were advising the public, Friday, to avoid a part of Mason where firefighters are battling a chemical company fire.

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The Lansing State Journal reported that a Mason police officer said the fire at Americhem Sales Corp. was under control. The Ingham County Health Department had officers on the scene, but as of 4 p.m. Friday,  no evacuation notice had been issued.

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The fire was on North Street in Mason. Police were closing off streets surrounding the Americhem location.

 It was not immediately clear if there were any injuries. Employees had been evacuated.

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The company’s website says it has 24 employees. The site says the company deals in industrial chemicals, solvents, oils and automotive fluids.
Information from: Lansing State Journal, http://www.lansingstatejournal.com
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