Fire at Argos USA’s Martinsburg cement plant

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US: A fire at Argos USA’s Martinsburg cement plant in West Virginia is being investigated. The fire followed an explosion at the site on 25 November 2018, according to the Herald-Mail newspaper. A spokesman for the cement producer said that the incident occurred in the coal-mill dust-collector bag house. Although damage estimates are not available yet, repairs following the fire include replacing blast doors. No injuries have been reported. Production at the plant has been suspended while the cause of the fire is investigated.


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