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Texas firefighters battle 4-alarm plant fire

Within about an hour, 60 firefighters and 20 apparatus had responded to the scene


By Matt Ledesma
The Times Record News

WICHITA FALLS, Texas — A four-alarm fire at the old Saint Gobain Vetrotex America plant — formerly known as Certainteed — brought in all active and off-duty firefighters to battle the blaze Wednesday afternoon.

City officials said the fire was mostly contained by about 2:30 p.m., with firefighters already inside the building being pulled out to debrief information and re-establish their tactics.

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