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Dust Evacuation Unit Fire Reported at Indiana Plant

Crews doused a fire in a dust evacuation unit at an automotive components production plant in Evansville, IN.

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A fire broke out Tuesday morning in a dust evacuation unit at the Fisher Dynamics manufacturing plant in Evansville, IN, officials said in a report by NBC News affiliate WFIE.

Firefighters responded to the St. George Road facility around 5 a.m. and were overhauling the scene as of 7:20 a.m., according to the television news station’s coverage. Evansville Fire said the flames extended to a cleaning system.

No structural damages or injuries were logged during the incident, WFIE said. An investigation has been opened into the cause of the blaze.

Fisher Dynamics manufactures automotive seat structures and mechanisms, including recliners, track systems, and latches, information on the company’s website states. The Evansville plant was opened in 2015 in a former Whirlpool warehouse.

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