No Injuries in Fire at South Side Steel Plant

Fire was reported at the National Processing Company on the 400 block of West 127th Street during the 4 a.m. hour

Friday, Mar 7, 2014  |  Updated 9:38 AM CDT
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No Injuries in Fire at South Side Steel Plant

Employees at a steel company on Chicago's far south side were forced out of the plant early Friday morning because of a fire.

No injuries were reported in the fire at the National Processing Company on the 400 block of West 127th Street, officials said. The fire from an oil container self-vented through the roof at around 4:30 a.m., offiicals said.

Crews had the fire out by 5:45 a.m. but were working to clean up the hazardous materials.

West 127th Street was closed to traffic between between South Eggleston and South Steweard Avenues.
 

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