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Crews battle fire at Dominion Plant

Updated: Saturday, September 21 2013, 05:18 AM EDT



Fire crews remain on the scene of an active fire that broke out at the Dominion natrium plant in Marshall County just after 1 a.m.

Emergency management director for Marshall County, Tom Hart confirms that there are no reported injuries, and all employees of the plant are accounted for.

Residents of the Kent area were evacuated for a short time, but have been permitted to return to their homes.

Rt. 2 is closed until further notice, and officials are advising motorists to avoid the area.

Drivers are being asked to use Rt. 7 and the New Moundsville and New Martinsville Bridge.

Initial reports indicate there may have been an explosion before the fire broke out, but officials cannot confirm that at this time.

Stay with NEWS9 and for further updates.

Crews battle fire at Dominion Plant

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