LAUREL, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County fire officialssay hazardous material containerswere involved in a fire at an asphalt plant inLaurel but no one was hurt.
The fire happened in the5400 block of Van Dusen Road at Laurel Asphalt Plant. Fiefighters later found one container contained diesel fuel, which was not an immediate concern.
The area was a non-hydrant area so water tankers and other apparatus were brought in to provide water, say officials. Firefighters used more than 1,000 feet of hose to reach from a hydrant at Fairland Aquatics Center on Old Gunpowder Road to the scene.
The bulk of the fire was extinguished and then hazardous material crews started to control the run off of petroleum products as well as the asphalt materials, according to officials.
Officials wrote in a press release on Friday morning: "It appears the fire involved vehicles typically used in the production and transport of asphalt products. A building that contained a conveyor belt was also on fire. The exact extent of fire damage is still being evaluated."
The fire was reported completely extinguished at 12:15 a.m. Friday.
No one reported injuries.