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Emergency responders working to extinguish fire after explosion at Marengo biofuel plant

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C6-Zero experienced an explosion and fire inside its facility in Marengo on Thursday. Multiple homes in the area were evacuated for several hours due to concerns of chemicals catching fire and spreading to other structures. According to their website, they convert asphalt shingles into a form of biofuel at the plant.
Published 2 months ago · Marengo, United States

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