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Firemen respond to call at POET Refining—Chancellor

Lennox firemen responded to assist the Chancellor Fire Dept. during a fire at the ethanol plant near Chancellor on Sept. 15. POET representative Matt Merritt said that the fire was in the smoke stack, sparked by some welding. He added that the fire departments came out and got the fire quickly under control.

“There were no injuries and no damage to the plant,” said Merritt.

Pictured at right is the Lennox ladder truck, cooling down the tower. Firemen worked inside the tubing to control the blaze.

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