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Fire Forces Evacuation of Resin Plant

Posted August 3, 2007

— A Chatham County manufacturing plant was evacuated Friday afternoon when a fire broke out inside, authorities said.

The fire started in the Dynea USA Inc. plant on Corinth Road near Moncure at about 4 p.m., authorities said. The plant makes resins for industrial uses.

Four fire departments responded to the incident and put out the fire, authorities said.

No injuries were reported, and the fire posed no hazard to the surrounding community, authorities said.

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  • oldrebel Aug 3, 2007

    So relieved there were no injuries reported. Equipment can be repaired or replaced. I saw the huge plume of black smoke billow up from this and figured something had gone terribly wrong at one of the plants in that area.