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Industrial fire in Paragould Sunday morning

Paragould, AR (KAIT) - Paragould firefighters have been on the scene of a large industrial fire at Martin Sprocket and Gear manufacturing.

First responders have been on the scene since approximately 4:30am.  There are no reports of injuries, but the firefighters are still working to put out the blaze as of 10:30am.  The cause of the fire is currently unknown.

Martin Sprocket is located on South 3rd just south of the U.S. 412 intersection and employs approximately 160 at the Paragould plant. 

Company management on the scene tell Region 8 News they are currently assessing the situation.

Region 8 News is continuing to track this story and have updates as new information becomes available.

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