UPS facility fire damages packages on Long Island

December 6, 2013 8:07:38 AM PST
A chemical fire inside a UPS facility in Uniondale forced the evacuation of workers and damaged some packages.

The flash fire broke out in an awning of the Oak Street facility just after 6:45 Firday morning

Several workers were being treated for exposure to smoke.

Some workers were evacuated for several hours.

Multiple packages were on fire and damaged.

The cause is under investigation.

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