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Firefighters respond to blaze at Graphic Packaging International Tuesday

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No cause has been determined for a fire that broke out at the Graphic Packaging International on Doug Bernard Parkway Tuesday morning.

Just before 10 a.m., Augusta firefighters responded to the Graphic Packaging International to the report of an industrial fire, according to the Augusta Fire and EMA Facebook and Twitter accounts.

A fire broke out at the Graphic Packaging International plant Tuesday morning. Photo courtesy the Augusta Fire and EMA Facebook page

Firefighters found the fire in the partially demolished building that used to house the old Augusta Printing Press.

According to the demolishing company, there was a crew inside working when the fire started. All of the crew members got out safely and uninjured. It’s believed the cause of the fire is accidental by nature.

There is no public threat, and no injuries to report.

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