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FD: Worker burned in chemical spill at Flagstaff business

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FLAGSTAFF, AZ (CBS5) -

An employee of a Flagstaff dry cleaning business is recovering at the Maricopa County Burn Center after receiving burns from a chemical spill Monday afternoon.

Flagstaff investigators said the chemical that spilled is a commonly used dry cleaning chemical and when used, it heats to "very high temperatures."

The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Monday at 1420 E. Route 66.

Flagstaff fire said the worker had severe burns and was taken to Flagstaff Medical Center for treatment and later flown to Maricopa County Burn Center in Phoenix.

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