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.
 

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