Firefighters respond to smoke, flames coming from inside Illinois pork-processing plant

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Firefighters are investigating after a fire broke out at a Smithfield Foods plant in Monmouth Thursday night.

Around 6:45 p.m., they responded to a call of smoke and flames coming from inside the plant.

Firefighters managed to keep the fire from spreading.

The Illinois State Fire Marshal is now looking into how it started.

No one was hurt.

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