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Fire Damages Thermo Fisher Plant in Arkansas

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Thermo Fisher Scientific facility in Mountain Home, Ark., suffered heat, smoke, and water damage from a fire on Sunday, according to local reports today.
 
A report from the Associated Press said that the three-story plant belonged to the company’s Epoxyn Products group, which builds surfaces for laboratory furniture.
 
The fire began after 2 p.m. yesterday and firefighters fro Mountain Home and two nearby departments worked until 7 p.m. to put out the blaze.
 
According to the AP report, only one person was on duty at the time of the fire and there were no injuries.
 
The cause of the fire has still not been determined.

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