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Fire evacuates all employees at Dana Manufacturing Plant

Dana Lafayette Manufacturing evacuated all of its employees because of a small fire.

Posted: Apr 3, 2019 4:58 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Dana Lafayette Manufacturing evacuated all of its employees because of a small fire.

That's the former Oerlikon Fairfield on Sagamore Parkway across from the Tippecanoe Mall.

The fire started around 2:45 this afternoon triggering the fire alarms. Lafayette Fire was on the scene within minutes.

LFD's Batallion Chief Mike Hieatt said  it happened in the heat treatment side of the building.

All employees were able to return to work at 3:45 p.m.

Nobody was injured and LFD is still figuring out what caused the fire.

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