***Update***Fire Forces the Evacuation of Hundreds of Employees, No One Injured (6936 N Fathom) (Photo)

January 28, 2015 10:05

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Update with Cause and Damage Estimate

This fire started when sparks created by an employee grinding reached flammable liquids in the spray booth.

Damage from this fire is estimated at $500,000.
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1/27/2015 7:54 AM-This morning a fire broke out in a spray booth at a semi-truck manufacturing plant. Arriving firefighters found fire burning in the spray booth and above spreading onto the buildings roof. The fire forced hundreds of employees to evacuate and numerous plant operations were put on hold.

All employees were accounted for and no injuries were associated with this fire. The fire involved flammable liquids and aerosols. Several systems had to be shut down before the fire could be extinguished. The fire was extinguished and firefighters hope to let

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