Fire erupts at Domino Sugar plant, no injuries reported

Firefighters battle a three-alarm fire at a Domino Sugar plant, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Baltimore. Fire Department spokeswoman Blair Adams said no reports of injuries were immediately reported. Adams said a conveyer belt apparently carried a burning substance from a silo to other parts of the facility.
Smoke billows from a Domino Sugar plant where a three-alarm fire broke out Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Baltimore. Fire Department spokeswoman Blair Adams said no reports of injuries were immediately reported. Adams said a conveyer belt apparently carried a burning substance from a silo to other parts of the facility.
Firefighters battle a three-alarm fire at a Domino Sugar plant, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Baltimore. Fire Department spokeswoman Blair Adams said no reports of injuries were immediately reported. Adams said a conveyer belt apparently carried a burning substance from a silo to other parts of the facility.
Firefighters battle a three-alarm fire at a Domino Sugar plant, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Baltimore. Fire Department spokeswoman Blair Adams said no reports of injuries were immediately reported. Adams said a conveyer belt apparently carried a burning substance from a silo to other parts of the facility.
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BALTIMORE (AP) — A fire at the Domino Sugar plant sent white smoke billowing over the Inner Harbor in Baltimore.

Fire Department spokeswoman Blair Adams says no reports of injuries were immediately reported after Tuesday’s three-alarm fire.

All employees were able to safely evacuate. Adams says a conveyer belt apparently carried a burning substance from a silo to other parts of the facility.

Flames could be seen from a distance after 3 p.m. at a storage facility behind the waterfront refinery.

The 99-year-old refinery, which employs 510 full-time workers, processes about 6.5 million pounds of raw cane sugar a day.

In November 2007, a powerful explosion and fires forced the refinery to shut down for a week.

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