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Fire spreads through Lehigh Valley plastic and metal facility

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Officials say a fire at a plastic and metal facility in the Lehigh Valley is under investigation Thursday.

The fire broke out Wednesday night at the ProtoCam facility along Cherryville Road in Allen Township.

Officials say the fire started near six drums of some type of chemical in the building.

Witnesses reported hearing multiple explosions.

There were no injuries reported.

Firefighters say the back of the building received most of the damage

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