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Early Morning Fire Damages Weyerhaeuser Plant in Yakima

Yakiama, Wash, - A fire broke out early this morning at the Weyerhaeuser Paper Plant in Yakima.

The fire started around 12:30 am in the paper roll room.

Firefighters from 4 districts were called in the fight the fire and 50-60 firefighters battled the blaze.

Flames could be seen coming from the top of the building.

Fire crews say it Damged a 30 foot Perimeter of the roof and a storage room.

The fire was put out about two hours later.

Crews say it started with in a scrap cardboard pile then moved to a sawdust hopper. An investigation is underway.

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