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Nearby residents evacuated after sulphur plant fire

Nov. 8, 2012, Acton, Ont. – Residents living near a sulphur plant east of Guelph are being evacuated after the facility caught fire.

November 8, 2012
By The Canadian Press

Nov. 8, 2012, Acton, Ont. – Residents living near a sulphur plant east of Guelph are being evacuated after the facility caught fire.

Police say the fire at the Holly Industries plant in Acton broke out about 12:30 p.m.

A precautionary evacuation has started for people living near the plant, which is within sight of dozens of houses.

Police have blocked off nearby roads and say residents should steer clear of the area.

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There's no word on any injuries or what started the fire.

Police and emergency services are on the scene.