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UPDATE: Around 8 a.m. Thursday, Lauderdale County Coroner Butch Tucker says the person who died in the fire is 34-year-old Justin Ross, who is the son of the owners of Right Solutions.
Firefighters are working on hot spots inside the warehouse. They say the roof is too dangerous for firefighters to go inside. WAAY31 was there Thursday morning as firefighters moved from one side of the warehouse to another working on hot spots.
UPDATE: One person was killed in the chemical fire at Right Solutions, according to the Florence Fire Department chief.
The cause of the fire is unknown. It started a little after 5 p.m. Wednesday.
The scene is still active and smoke is still coming from the building, as of 9:30 p.m. About six people were in the building working when it caught fire. Everyone made it out except one person who appears to have died of smoke inhalation.
Florence Fire Chief Jeffrey Perkins said this has been a difficult fire to fight because of what is in the building.
"Chemicals, cleaning supplies, a lot of paper as well that has actually helped the fire grow more and go faster," he said.
None of the surrounding areas have needed to be evacuated because the fire has been contained to the building.
Officials are not releasing the name of the person who died yet.
The Florence Fire Department is responding to a warehouse fire Wednesday night at the Florence Industrial Park on Northington Court.
Florence police and Zip City Volunteer Firefighters are also at the scene. They are working to get the fire under control. Parts of the roof are still on fire.
We are working to learn if anyone was injured.
The public is urged to avoid the area.
Stay with WAAY 31 for updates to this developing story.