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Fire at Johnston County Plant

Posted November 9, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— Fire broke out about 10:45 Sunday morning at the Bayer Pharmaceutical plant near Clayton. The fire was contained to one production area, and no one was injured.

A company spokesman said no one was in the production area at the time. It had been closed down for refurbishing.

The blaze will not cause any delays in production, and no current production was affected by the fire. Monetary damages are not known at this point.

Investigation continues into the cause of the fire.