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Two Firefighters Hurt in Machinery Fire at Cargill Plant

November 12, 2018

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Two Firefighters Hurt in Machinery Fire at Cargill Plant
The Cargill corn milling plant in Dayton, OH. Image courtesy of Google Maps

Two firefighters received moderate injuries while responding to a several fires that ignited at the Cargill corn milling plant in Dayton, OH on Sunday night, several local news organizations reported. 

First responders were called to the Needmore Road plant at about 10 p.m. after workers observed fires in machinery inside of the plant, according to coverageby television news broadcaster WHIO. 

Officials told Dayton, OH television news station WDTN that equipment inside the plant was shut down by maintenance workers before firefighters began to put out the fires. 

The cause of the fires is unclear. The injured firefighters were transported to an area hospital for treatment.

Last week fire crews were called to the same facility to extinguish a fire in a 210-gal oil tank, Powder & Bulk Solidsreported. No injuries were logged during that incident. 

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