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8/18/2014 9:03:00 AM
Two injured after flash fire at Troy Grove plant

Tamara Abbey
Mendota Bureau Chief

TROY GROVE — Two injuries were reported in a fire late Saturday morning at Manley Bros. in Troy Grove.

The fire was quickly extinguished but one person was burned and another had a leg injury, according to Mendota Fire Department. The department responded to assist the Mendota Troy Grove Rural Fire Department which had the fire out quickly.

Eighteen firefighters responded to the scene at approximately 11:30 a.m. La Salle responded with a second ambulance. Firefighters were able to clear the scene by early afternoon.

The fire remains under investigation. Conditions of the victims were not available.

Manley Bros. mines and processes sand at the Troy Grove facility.

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