Small fire breaks out at Elkhart sealant plant

A small fire at the Elkhart plant, Geocel, had several workers taking an unexpected break Tuesday afternoon, May 7.

Just before noon a fire broke out at the east side plant. Firefighters say they were able to quickly put it out before there were flames or much smoke. Geocel plant produces and makes sealants.

No one was injured, but for safety reasons officials cleared some 30 employees from the plant. It is expected that there will only be minor damage to the Geocel building, the fire is currently under investigation.

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