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Center firefighters battle explosion at manufacturing plant

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CENTER, TX (KTRE) - Emergency responders are battling a massive fire at a manufacturing plant in Center, following an explosion.

Personnel from Center Fire Department, Center Police Department, the Department of Public Safety and the Shelby County Sheriff's Office are on the scene.

A dispatcher with the Center Police Department said no injuries were reported and it occurred around 4:15 p.m.

Traffic around the location, at Loop 500 and U.S. 87 South, had been closed for about an hour but at 5:25 p.m. was being opened to all roads, except for traffic on U.S. 87, south of the loop.

The dispatcher said the fire is under control.

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