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Explosion leads to hazmat response at downtown Milwaukee business

Posted at 8:13 AM, Sep 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-01 18:10:35-04

An explosion at a Milwaukee business led to a hazmat situation Saturday near 13th and St. Paul, according to the Milwaukee Fire Department. 

Milwaukee police said no one was hurt in the explosion. The business is Materion Advanced Chemicals Inc.

Police and firefighters are evacuating the area around the explosion site.

The cause of the explosion is not yet known.