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Fire contained at Longview railcar plant

Fire contained at Longview railcar plant
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POSTED: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 12:12pm

UPDATED: Monday, October 7, 2013 - 2:20pm

The Longview Fire Department tells KETK crews have contained a fire at the American Railcar Industries Plant at 300 Stevens Street.




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Fire crews were called to the scene around 10:30 a.n., on reports a filter collection unit which was elevated off the ground had caught fire.

The filter collector is about the size of a dumpster and was not part of the buliding but adjacent to it.

The fire was quickly contained and officials tell KETK no damage was sustained.

Crews are now cleaing up the area so employees can get back to work.

ARI's home base is in St. Charles, Missouri, and the Longview plant operates one of the six full service repair centers in the United States.

 

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