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Large fire damages Cresco manufacturing company


Firefighters from several Howard Co. fire departments were on the scene of a large fire in the Cresco Industrial Park Monday night.

The fire broke out around 6 p.m. at the SMI Company plant on the western edge of the city.

Smoke from the blaze could be seen for miles.

The company makes wood pallets.

It's not clear what started the fire.

Officials say no-one was hurt and the fire was contained to the warehouse.

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