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Crews Respond to Welding Fire at International Paper Company in Henderson

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Crews with the Henderson Fire Department responded to a fire at Internation Paper on Wednesday that was started during a welding operation at the business.

Posted: Feb 24, 2021 1:39 PM
Updated: Feb 24, 2021 4:44 PM

The Henderson Fire Department said Wednesday that multiple units responded to a fire at Internation Paper.

According to HFD, units were dispatched around just after noon on Wednesday. 

They say the fire started on top of a tank at the business.

HFD says the fire was caused by the burning of cardboard pulp/paper dust from a welding operation that was taking place at the business.

No injuries occurred as a result of the incident, and manufacturing operations at the location were undisrupted.


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