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Blaze Claims Worker’s Life at Industrial Plant in NC
April 8, 2020
3 Min Read
A worker died in a fire at the ELG Utica Alloys plant in Monroe, NC on Tuesday. Representative image. Image courtesy of Pixabay
Officials are investigating a fire that killed a worker Tuesday at the ELG Utica Alloys plant in Monroe, NC, several local news organizations reported.
Crews responded to the North Seacrest Avenue facility around 9:20 a.m. and observed flames and smoke coming from the structure upon arrival, coverage by WBTV said. Officials told the television news station that about 35 workers were inside the building at the time of the incident.
Firefighters found the deceased person inside the structure. No details on their identity were available.
Monroe Fire, Monroe Police, the North Carolina Fire Marshall’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) are conducting an investigation into the death and the cause of the blaze, according to Charlotte, NC-based WCCB.
ELG Utica Alloys produces high-performance alloys and metals and offers revert management services. The company has a presence in the US and a number of other international locations, including China and Germany.
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