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PD: Firefighters battling Coolidge plant fire, advise nearby residents to evacuate

Posted at 5:29 PM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 20:29:40-04

Residents of the Landmark Ranch area are being advised to evacuate as firefighters work to contain an apparent chemical fire at a plant in Coolidge.

According to the Coolidge Police Department, the crews are working to contain the fire at the Bright International plant. The fire department is recommending that anyone living in homes in the path of the smoke from the fire should evacuate their homes until further notice.

The Coolidge Adult Center is open as a place of refuge for any evacuees affected by the fire.