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Fire Strikes Twice At Foam Plant

Pennsylvania foam rubber plant that was heavily damaged by fire last month caught fire again; no immediate reports of injury.

DERRY, Pa. (AP) — A Westmoreland County foam rubber plant that was heavily damaged by fire last month caught fire again.
 
Emergency crews say the fire at the Keystone Foam Corp. plant was reported about 6 a.m. Friday but was under control about an hour later. There were no immediate reports of injuries.
 
More than 20 workers got out safely after the fire broke out on Aug. 3 at the plant in Derry Township, about 45 miles east of Pittsburgh.
 
The plant has operated since 1983.
 
The cause of the latest fire still is being investigated.
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