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Emergency crews have been called to a fire at a chemical plant off of Highway 225 at Scarborough. A plant spokesman initially said the fire was part of a “controlled burn.”

The burn was first reported at the Lyondell-Basell crude distillation plant just before 2:30 p.m., sending a large plume of black smoke into the sky.

Firefighters have been shown trying to tame the fire, but no news yet on whether it is a danger to the surrounding community.

We will keep you posted on any updates we get from the news!