Large industrial fire outside of Dayton causes evacuation
RICHMOND, Ind. (WOIO) - A large industrial fire just 50 miles from Dayton caused officials to evacuate the area, according to officials.
Fire crews were called to the 300 block of NW F Street, a plastics and other material recycling facility, around 3 p.m. Tuesday.
Anyone within a 0.5 mile radius was asked to evacuate, while others nearby were told to shelter in place, turn of HVAC units, keep pets inside and close all doors and windows, according to a post from the Richmond mayor.
No injuries have been reported, and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.
19 News reached out to Richmond officials for more information.
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