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Blaze temporarily halts production at Delta steel plant

DELTA, OH (WTOL) - Investigators say water coming into contact with molten steel at North Star BlueScope Steel likely caused a fire Thursday morning.

No injuries are reported from the blaze that began around 9 a.m.

The company's fire safety unit was able to extinguish the blaze. Several area fire departments were on scene for back-up service.

A spokesperson for the Delta fire crews says the combination of water and molten steel can cause a flash-up. That flash of fire likely set dust on fire, which then spread to a nearby storage room.

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