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12 Firefighters Taken to Hospital After Chemical Fire at RI Jewelry Manufacturer

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    12 Firefighters Taken to Hospital After Chemical Fire at RI Jewelry Manufacturer
    WJAR

    Twelve firefighters have been taken to a hospital for evaluation after battling a three-alarm fire at a jewelry manufacturer in Cranston, Rhode Island.

    WJAR reports the fire at Gem-Craft at 1420 Elmwood Ave. broke out around 4:30 p.m.

    The Cranston fire chief said the firefighters all suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

    A hazardous materials crew and a decontamination unit are on the scene.

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