Incident at Mars Manufacturing Plant

The Topeka Fire Department was called to the Mars Manufacturing Plant located at 100 SW MARS Blvd, at approximately 1:13 pm regarding a chemical odor.  Upon investigation, it was determined that a cleaning solution was not being used properly.  Several individuals were assessed on the scene for possible respiratory irritation, but no one was transported to receive medical attention.

The initial response to this incident involved 3 Engine Companies, 2 Truck Company, 1 Battalion Chief, 1 Shift Commander and 1 Safety Officer.