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Some GE employees asked to return to work, company offering assistance to affected neighbors

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Tests have indicated the levels of air contaminants are “significantly below what could be considered potentially harmful”, according to GE. Tests have indicated the levels of air contaminants are “significantly below what could be considered potentially harmful”, according to GE.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – GE Appliances is asking all salaried personnel to report to work Tuesday and says contaminants in the air are below what could be considered "potentially harmful", after a fire destroyed one of the company's buildings Friday.

In a press release Monday evening, GE officials said the EPA, Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection and the Louisville Department of Health have been monitoring the air in and around Appliance Park.

Tests have indicated the levels of air contaminants are “significantly below what could be considered potentially harmful”, according to GE.

The company apologized to neighbors who have experienced “inconvenience and unpleasantness”, and says the agencies have been monitoring air off site as well.

GE says they are working to address issues that residents are having through a resource office that all affected residents should call.

MetroSafe and local officials are also in the process of reaching out to neighbors of Appliance Park directly.

If you have issues with debris or property damage as a result of the fire at GE Appliance Park on Friday, you can call (888) 456-7445.

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