Flames shot out the dome of an EPA Superfund solidifier Wednesday night after intense heat ignited a series of underground power cords. There were no injuries.

Fire crews arrived at the Wasatch Chemical Co. near 1900 South and 700 West moments after the 9:30 p.m. blaze erupted. Officials say the incident posed little danger to workers or the environment."The solidifier treats soil contaminated by pesticides and other materials by using heat that turns the soil into a glass-like substance," said company spokesman Charles Greenhawt.

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Technicians monitoring the purification process shut off power and gas lines when flames torched subterranean cords and other mechanical parts.

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