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Courtesy Steel Technologies website

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Residents in northern Kentucky were asked to shelter-in-place after a fire at a steel plant early Monday. 

According to an article on WCPO, the chemical fire at Steel Technologies, located at 3985 U.S. 42 prompted officials to advise residents in the Ghent area to remain indoors, Gallatin County dispatchers confirmed.

In a tweet, Gallatin County School officials said the "hazmat situation" impacted school transportation for some students in the area.

A later post on the school system's Facebook age said the shelter-in-place was lifted around 8 a.m.  

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available. 

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