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Officials: Fire out at NH wood pellet plant

December 16, 2010

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BARNSTEAD, N.H.—Firefighters have extinguished a three-alarm fire at a wood pellet plant in northern New Hampshire. No injuries have been reported.

Barnstead Fire Chief Mark Tetreault says the fire started Thursday around 4:30 p.m. at the Great Northern Pellet plant. He says blaze was started by a spark inside the plant.

There was no immediate word on how many workers were in the plant when the fire started.

Firefighters remained on the scene past 9 p.m.