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Overnight fire at Dominion plant

Updated: Saturday, September 21 2013, 08:41 PM EDT



Officials have confirmed that the fire is out at the Dominion natrium plant as of 8 a.m.

Rt. 2 was closed for several hours earlier this morning, but it has since re-opened.


The cause of the fire remains under investigation at this time.


Stay with NEWS9 for continuing coverage.





Fire crews remain on the scene of an active fire that broke out at the Dominion natrium plant in Marshall County just after 1 a.m.

Crews are continuing to contain the blaze, but it could be several more hours before the fire burns itself out.

Marshall County Emergency Management Director Tom Hart said that there are no injuries and all plant employees are accounted for. 

Kent area residents were evacuated from their homes for a short time, but have been permitted to return.

Rt. 2 is closed until further notice.  Officials suggest drivers use Rt. 7.

Initial reports indicate there may have been an explosion before the fire broke out, but officials cannot confirm that at this time.

Stay with NEWS9 and for further updates.

Overnight fire at Dominion plant

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