March 27, 2019

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Blaze Damages Dragon Products Cement Plant in Maine
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An oil leak from a mechanical failure caused a fire that damaged the Dragon Products cement plant in Thomaston, ME on Tuesday evening, fire officials said in reports by local news organizations. 

The fire started after a mechanical failure caused an oil leak in a building used to pump No. 2 fuel, Thomaston Fire Department Chief Mikail Mazzeo said in coverage by Bangor Daily News. Firefighters were called to the scene at about 7:30 p.m.  

“The oil found an ignition source, ignited and came all the way back to the floor where the leak originated, and spread throughout the rest of the building, Chief Mazzeo told the newspaper. 

75 firefighters from 11 area fire departments responded to the blaze, the Penobscot Bay Pilot reported. The fire was put out within several hours. 

Workers on site at the time of the fire evacuated the facility safety and no injuries were logged during the incident.  

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