Fire breaks out at titanium plant in eastern Pa.

MORGANTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Fire officials say a titanium-manufacturing plant in eastern Pennsylvania had to be evacuated after a fire broke out and sent huge plumes of smoke into the air.

There were no immediate reports of injuries from the fire, which broke out around 8 p.m. Monday at Timet Corp. in Caenarvon Township. Police say the fire was discovered in a part of the plant where raw materials are stored.

The fire was controlled in about 90 minutes. It sent acrid fumes into the air and the smoke could be seen from miles away.

The cause of the blaze has not been determined.

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