$1 million in damage caused to H&H Dryer Plant in York City after fire

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YORK COUNTY, Pa.-- UPDATE (January 23): $1 million in damage was caused to the H&H Dryer Plant after a fire on Tuesday morning.

According to Chief Deardorff of the York City Fire Department, $1 million in damage was caused after a fire that spread into two buildings at the plant.

PREVIOUSLY: No injuries were suffered after a fire broke out at an industrial complex.

According to emergency dispatch, the flames broke out at H&H Dryer Plant around 1:30 a.m. in the 900 block of N. Hartley Street in York City.

Chief David Michaels of York City Fire Department said that the fire started inside the sand drying building at the plant that is located at York Quarry.

Michaels said that the fire started inside the building, traveled over a conveyor belt and into a second building, catching that structure on fire.

Fire officials are not sure why the conveyor belt was running as the plant is currently closed and no one was inside, but the fire is not being ruled suspicious.

The investigation into the blaze is ongoing.

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