Tuzla, Turkey – A fire at Huntsman's systems house in the Orhanh Leather Organized Industrial Zone has disrupted production and injured two firefighters, according to local media reports.
In a statement, Huntsman said that all of its employees and contractors at the site were safe and accounted for.
Steen Hansen, vice president, EAIME confirmed that they had 'been sent home for their safety.'
Huntsman said the fire started in an outside area. It spread to the main factory and commercial property next door. Both sites were evacuated, and the local fires service was fighting the fire.
The systems house makes polyols and blends. Huntsman said that customers would be supplied from other Huntsman facilities.