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Explosion starts fire at Brooks Co. Plywood Plant

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Quitman - Firefighters from Brooks and Lowndes Counties battled a plywood plant fire Tuesday night.

The fire at Langboard Inc., on Highway 84 East  in Quitman, started around 8:30 p.m.

Investigators say the fire started after an explosion inside a silo where wood chips are dried.

No one was injured in the explosion and subsequent fire.

Firefighters remained on the scene for most of the night to put out hot spots.

No word on what triggered the explosion.