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Fire breaks out at Royal Canadian Mint

Nov. 6, 2012, Winnipeg - There are no injuries and no burned money after a fire at the Royal Canadian Mint's facility in Winnipeg.

November 6, 2012 
By The Canadian Press

The fire broke out Monday afternoon in some equipment used to test coin-making plates.

Spokesperson Christine Aquino says employees were evacuated safely and production resumed within a few hours.

There is no word yet on what caused the fire.

The Winnipeg plant is one of the mint's two manufacturing facilities in Canada — the other is in Ottawa.


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