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No one hurt in chemical fire at Western Washington University

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Western Washington University says no one was injured in a Tuesday afternoon chemical fire in the school’s chemistry building.

University spokesman Paul Cocke says the fire happened at about 5 p.m. and was quickly extinguished.

Fire officials are checking the building to make sure it’s safe to re-enter. Cocke says the cause and nature of the fire is being investigated.