Firefighters fought a three-hour fire Tuesday night at a northern Italian paint factory, local media report.
The fire broke out at 11:30 p.m. in Bruino, 12 miles southwest of Turin, at a factory specializing in industrial paint. Authorities traced the origin to a compressor room that was also used for storage of chemicals in drums.
No injuries were reported in the fire.
Five teams representing the Grugliasco Fire Brigade and the in-house brigade at the Regina Margherita power station responded to the scene. A team of environmental specialists known as the NBCR Core were also dispatched and an alert issued to citizens to keep doors and windows closed..