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Man critical 10 days after factory fire

July 11, 2007

Fitzgerald -- We have more information today about a factory fire in Fitzgerald that sent four people to the hospital.

Shortly after 2 AM June 30, a material plastics fire inside Modern Dispersions South Incorporated ignited, injuring 4.

Two employees, John Mathis and Maurice Magwood, were air lifted to Doctors Hospital in Augusta where they remain.

Mathis is reported in fair condition, Magwood is listed in critical condition at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center.

MDI is a thermoplastic compounder and concentrate maker in Fitzgerald, Georgia. MDI did not immediately return our phone calls today.


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