Fire breaks out at chlorine products company

TULSA - Tulsa police shut down roads around the industrial area northeast of 41st and South Sheridan early Tuesday morning after a fire broke out at a spa-supply store, which contained chemicals.

Just before 4 a.m. smoke was spotted coming from the Nature's Choice Spa Products facility in the 6900 block of East 38th Street, just northeast of the 41st and Sheridan intersection.

Fire and HAZMAT officials were concerned because chlorine and other pool-related chemicals are stored in the building. 

Several streets in the area were shut down while officials monitored wind conditions.

Chlorine is a toxic gas the irritates the respiratory system. 

Officials still urge people with breathing problems are to stay indoors and away from the area.

Drivers were urged to avoid Sheridan from 36th to 41st and Memorial from 36th to 41st for about two hours.

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