Pool chemical factory fire in Perth’s north-west

A massive factory fire at a Balcatta pool chemicals factory prompted a health warning over the weekend.

The Balcatta Waterco factory fire is being investigated. It was reported before 8 pm on Saturday night, according to the ABC, and 10 fire trucks were summoned. It was under control by 1:25 am Sunday morning.

Residents in Balcatta and surrounding suburbs were urged to remain indoors as a precaution.

The extent of the damage is unknown. News Corp reports that the arson squad has ruled out the fire being arson related.

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