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Fire official: Tank breach exposed molten glass, no injuries

October 23, 2017

MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Officials say firefighters responded to a tank breach at a New Jersey glass manufacturing plant in Millville over the weekend.

Millville Fire Chief Michael Lippincott says no one was injured in the tank breach Sunday evening. NJ.com reports a breach means that a break in the tank caused molten glass to escape into the surrounding area.

Two fire alarms sounded for the rupture just before and just after 5 p.m. Sunday. Lippincott says his fire company is experienced in handling molten glass tank breaches.


Information from: NJ Advance Media.

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