Crews respond to fire at weaving plant in Caswell County on Sunday morning

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CASWELL COUNTY, N.C. – No injuries were reported after a fire Sunday morning at Burlington Technologies, according to the business.

Caswell, Alamance and Rockingham County emergency workers were called to the plant at 5928 Highway 87 near Kerr Chapel Road at about 9 a.m.

A small fire damaged three weaving machines, but fire crews had the incident under control within about a half hour.

The plant was in operation at the time of the fire, but nobody was hurt. Operations at the plant will resume Monday morning.

About 130 people work at the weaving plant, which makes upholstery fabric and fabrics for hospitals, hotels and libraries.

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