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Explosion at cement plant sparks fire

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SPEED, IN (WAVE) – An explosion sparked a fire at a southern Indiana cement plant Sunday evening.

Essroc Materials on Highway 31 in Speed, Indiana was evacuated after a fire alarm sounded around 5:40 p.m.

Fire crews said they arrived on the scene and had the situation under control in about 30 minutes. The plant is five or six stories and officials said getting to hot spots took most of the 30 minutes.

No injuries have been reported.

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