Fire Rages Through Fernley Asphalt Plant

Thick smoke billowed above Fernley overnight as large fire burned through pallets of rubber material at an asphalt plant.

Winds helped dissipate the smoke, keeping it from becoming a health hazard. There were no injuries at the Paramount Industries plant where the fire occurred.

Crews remained at the scene into this morning to mop up hot spots.

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