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Powder Ignites in Dryer at Industrial Finishing Plant

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Crews were sent to the Pennway Corp. plant in Croydon, PA Thursday after flames broke out in the drying equipment.

Firefighters were sent to the Pennway Corp. industrial finishing plant in Croydon, PA Thursday after boxes of powder caught on fire in a piece of industrial drying equipment, LevittownNow.com reported.

Crews were called to the Washington Ave. location around 10 a.m. after the powder ignited inside the room-sized dryer, Fire Marshal Kevin Dippolito told the news website. The fire was quickly doused without injury.

The industrial finishing company’s 17,000-sq-ft facility in Bristol Township houses liquid and powder coating technologies, as well as chromate conversion capabilities, according to information on the firm’s website. Pennway is based in Croydon, PA.

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