Williston cosmetics business damaged by explosion

Published: Oct. 9, 2018 at 5:47 PM EDT
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Fire and rescue responded Tuesday morning after a small explosion at a cosmetics business in Williston caused a fire.

One person suffered minor injuries and burns from the fire. They were checked out at the scene and did not need to be brought to the hospital.

The building's sprinkler system assisted firefighters in fully containing the fire.

Fire officials believe they know what caused the fire.

"They used Isopropyl alcohol as a cleaner as part of their processes and one of the alcohol bottles had in fact caught on fire and that had a minor explosion inside the building," said South Burlington Fire Department's Tim Gerry.

Fire officials say the building is being ventilated and they monitored the building's air quality. Repairs need to be made before the business can get back up and running.