Hazmat crews respond to fire at chemical company in Wayne, Chester County

The fire happened at Johnson Matthey, an industrial chemical manufacturer.

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Monday, July 25, 2022
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Hazmat crews responded as a precaution as firefighters were able to get the blaze under control.

WAYNE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- Hazmat crews responded to a fire at a business in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

The flames broke out just before 2:30 a.m. Monday inside the Johnson Matthey site on the 400 block of Devon Park Drive in Wayne.

Johnson Matthey is an industrial chemical manufacturer.

Hazmat crews responded as a precaution as firefighters were able to get the blaze under control.

The fire was contained to a liquid metal room. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Johnson Matthey also has a location in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

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