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Fire out but factory leveled at Michigan factory

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    Burnt debris is piled up after a large fire that occurred the night before at the ISC Plating, a steel plating plant in Leslie, Mich., on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Rob Dale, Ingham County's deputy emergency manager, says three people needed treatment but injuries weren't considered life-threatening. (AP Photo/The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Danielle Duval) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

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    The remains from the large fire that occurred the night before at the ISC Plating, a steel plating plant in Leslie, Mich., on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Rob Dale, Ingham County's deputy emergency manager, says three people needed treatment but injuries weren't considered life-threatening. (AP Photo/The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Danielle Duval) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

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    Workers and residents discuss the remains from the large fire that occurred the night before at the ISC Plating, asteel plating plant in Leslie, Mich., on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Rob Dale, Ingham County's deputy emergency manager, says three people needed treatment but injuries weren't considered life-threatening. (AP Photo/The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Danielle Duval) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

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    The Deputy Chief of Ingham County, Steve DeKett, right, cleans off his work boots after walking through the remains from the large fire that occurred the night before at the ISC Plating, a steel plating plant in Leslie, Mich., on Wednesday, July 9, 2014. Rob Dale, Ingham County's deputy emergency manager, says three people needed treatment but injuries weren't considered life-threatening. (AP Photo/The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Danielle Duval) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

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    Firefighters walk with a ladder at the large fire at the ISC Plating, the steel plating plant in Leslie Tuesday, July 8, 2014. The fire prompted officials to evacuate nearby residents as crews from multiple departments got the blaze under control. But testing showed no problems with dangerous chemicals, so officials then advised residents to stay in their homes and close their windows. (AP Photo/The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Danielle Duval) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

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    Fire trucks and water fill the streets of downtown Leslie after a large fire occurred at the ISC Plating, the steel plating plant in Leslie, Mich., Tuesday, July 8 2014. The fire prompted officials to evacuate nearby residents as crews from multiple departments got the blaze under control. But testing showed no problems with dangerous chemicals, so officials then advised residents to stay in their homes and close their windows. (AP Photo/The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Danielle Duval) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

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    Firefighters work late into the night after a large fire at the ISC Plating, the steel plating plant in Leslie, Mich., Tuesday, July 8, 2014. The fire prompted officials to evacuate nearby residents as crews from multiple departments got the blaze under control. But testing showed no problems with dangerous chemicals, so officials then advised residents to stay in their homes and close their windows. (AP Photo/The Jackson Citizen Patriot, Danielle Duval) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

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LESLIE, Mich. — Cleanup efforts have begun at the scene of a fire that destroyed a Michigan factory and prompted the evacuation of a number of nearby residents,

The fire was reported around 8:10 p.m. Tuesday at ISC Plating in Leslie, about 20 miles southeast of Lansing. Ingham County deputy emergency manager Rob Dale says three people needed treatment for non-life threatening injuries.

WILX-TV says the fire burned for about eight hours, and at least a dozen people sought shelter at a nearby school.

Walls and part of the roof collapsed at the metal plating facility, which also houses offices.

Leslie city manager Brian Reed said Wednesday that officials are monitoring for hazardous chemicals and conditions appear safe for residents.

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