The Clewiston News

Paramount Chemicals & Plastics accident

Hendry County sheriff

FELDA – At approximately 7:12 a.m. Hendry County Sheriff’s Office received a call for an explosion with injury at Paramount Chemicals & Plastics, Inc.

Immokalee Fire Department was first on the scene followed by Hendry County First Responders.

The injured individual were transported via Lee Flight from the Felda Fire Department to Lee Memorial.

Hazmat cleared the scene.

Investigators with the Hendry County Sheriff’s Office, and Florida Department of Environmental Protection were on scene conducting a full investigation in to this accident.

OHSA is on the scene conducting their investigation.

Hendry County is no longer on the scene.