PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — At least one person was hurt in a chemical explosion at a Northeast Portland commercial building, PF&R officials said.
A drum exploded due to a chemical reaction of some kind, injuring one person in the process, at Pentagon Industries at NE 112th and Airport Way, PF&R said. Officials said there was no fire.
The extent of the damage is unknown at this time. A hazmat team responded to the scene.
The injured person was rushed to a hospital by ambulance, but officials said the injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.
KOIN 6 News will have more information as soon as possible.