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Flames Force Plant to Shutdown

OLYPHANT — Flames forced workers out of a factory in Lackawanna County early Thursday morning.

Authorities tell Newswatch 16 the fire started at Cinram Manufacturing in Olyphant around 1:30 a.m.

Fire crews believe flames started in an air duct in the warehouse then spread to the second floor.

Crews said all the workers inside got out safely and were sent home.

Employees at Cinram Manufacturing said they’re not sure when the plant will re-open.  The factory makes CD’s, DVD’s and blu-rays.


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