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John S. Forrester
August 23, 2022
1 Min Read
Firefighters working to extinguish a fire in a dust collector that broke out Monday afternoon at a Jefferson City, MO facility.Image courtesy of Jefferson City Fire Department on Facebook
Firefighters were called to a dust collector fire Monday afternoon at a Jefferson City, MO facility and were on scene for several hours dousing the flames, local news organizations reported.
A dust collection system on the exterior of the East McCarty Street structure became involved in fire around 3 p.m., ABC News affiliate KMIZ said. The equipment was smoking when crews got to the location.
The Jefferson City News-Tribune identified the operator of the facility as the Ron Irvin Cabinet Shop. Crews departed the scene around 5 p.m.
Officials determined that the blaze was accidental in nature, according to coverage by news broadcaster KOMU.
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