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UPDATED: Fire at Wood Processing Company

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UPDATED Feb. 19, 2014

The cleanup continues on Wednesday after a fire broke out at a wood processing facility in Zion Crossroads yesterday.

Smoke was seen coming from Chips Inc. around 5 p.m. on Tuesday.

Fire and rescue crews from several counties responded to the scene.

Officials say a giant container of sawdust caught fire. Firefighters could be seen trying to cool down the container so that it didn't burst, which would have created a dangerous explosion of burning sawdust.

Workers inside of the facility made it out safely.

The fire is under investigation.


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