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Fire at Cedar Rapids Cargill plant


It took 15 firefighters, and a contingent of Cargill employees, an hour to put out a fire at the Cedar Rapids plant on 16th Street SE on Tuesday night.

Firefighters were called to the plant at 1710 16th Street SE Tuesday evening for a fire in a germ dryer.

Crews used steam and water to put out the flames.

Cargill employees remained on-site through the overnight hours to fix any damage from the fire and monitor the area.

Plant officials say that production was not affected.

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