Firefighters Battle Large OH Industrial Plant Fire

Firefighters from numerous departments responded Thursday to a large industrial plant fire in Painesville Township, Ohio.

The local FOX affiliate in Cleveland reported ( that the fire broke out at around 9:45 a.m. at Hardy Industrial Technologies. Heavy, black smoke and flames could be seen pouring from the building for hours.

More than 10 fire departments responded to assist Painesville firefighters with the five-alarm fire.

Firefighters were ordered out of the structure just after 11:30 a.m. because conditions became too dangerous inside, fire officials told reporters.

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