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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) -A Hazmat team treated several Fort Worth Fire Fighters after being exposed to chemicals while stomping out a fire.

The fire was at 405 E. Daggett Ave at Jar-Texas Industries, a metal finishing company carries numerous chemicals on site.

20 firefighters were exposed to the chemicals while fighting the fire Saturday night.

FWFD Hazardous Materials Response Teams responded to the scene to identify and mitigate the hazardous materials on site.https:

Right now it is not believed any firefighters were contaminated, but their gear was discarded.

The fire was determined to be accidental.

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