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PALMER CANDY FACTORY FIRE CAUSE DETERMINED

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SIOUX CITY FIRE RESCUE SAYS THE FIRE MONDAY AFTERNOON AT PALMER CANDY’S MANUFACTURING FACILITY OCCURRED IN A MACHINE THAT MAKES PEANUT CLUSTERS.

FIREFIGHTERS WERE SENT TO THE PLANT AT WEST THIRD AND BLUFF JUST BEFORE 5PM MONDAY AFTER SMOKE WAS DISCOVERED ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE BUILDING.

THE PLANT WAS EVACUATED AND THE FIRE WAS QUICKLY EXTINGUISHED.

THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE WAS DETERMINED TO BE ELECTRICAL ARCING.

NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED.