Local Departments Helping Put Out Industrial Magnesium Fire

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A magnesium fire has broken out at the Magnesium Elektron Co. at 1001 College Street in an industrial area of Venice along the Mississippi River in St. Clair County. Firefighters from throughout the Metro East are rushing to the scene for the fire that erupted around 4:45 p.m. Firefighters from several Monroe County Departments, including Columbia, …

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