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Fire At Galesburg Castings


An overnight fire caused considerable damage to a Galesburg, Ill. manufacturing facility.

According to Fire Chief Tom Simkins, a fire alarm sounded at Galesburg Castines, 940 Ave. C in Galesburg, just before 2:00 a.m.

The Chief says crews arrived on scene by 2:00 and witnessed heavy flames in the loading dock area.

Crews were able to extinguish the fire before it spread from the loading dock area, but say there was heavy damage.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.