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Multi-Alarm Fire Tears Through Marcal Paper Plant in Elmwood

Elmwood Park

Firefighters Wednesday evening are battling frigid temperatures as flames swiftly spread through an Elmwood Park warehouse.

Officials say crews responded to the Marcal Paper Plant on River Road sometime around 5:30 p.m., where they encountered brutal winds, freezing water and a fast-moving fire that spread to nearby buildings in the plant.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

According to preliminary reports, no immediate injuries have been reported.