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Fire put out in Cedar Rapids

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The Cedar Rapids Fire Department says crews responded to a fire in a dryer at Ingredion on 1st Street in Cedar Rapids around 5:30 on Friday evening.

The fire was first spotted by plant personnel, who called 9-1-1. Firefighters spotted smoke coming from the second story and exhaust pipe, and used a ladder truck to spray water down the exhaust pipe towards the fire in a dryer area of the plant.

Crews say the fire was quickly extinguished, and no one was hurt. 

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