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Mattoon fire

Firefighters responded at 2 a.m. Friday to a report of a roof fire at the LSC Communications factory along north U.S. Route 45. They found that a roof unit that vents shredded paper dust had become clogged, overheated, and caught on fire. The firefighters extinguished the fire and confined it to the roof unit by using their ladder truck and an extension line. They cleared the scene by 3 a.m.

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