Fire at Ford Leaves 1 Injured

Thursday, December 8, 2016 @ 01:12 PM gHale

A small blaze broke out at Ford Motor Co.’s Dearborn Stamping Plant leaving one worker injured Tuesday afternoon.

A propane-filling station caught fire outside of the facility on Miller Road said Kelli Felker, a spokeswoman for the company.

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An employee received burns and was taken to the hospital, she said.

The Dearborn, MI, plant, which opened in 1939, has 2.7 million square feet, employs more than 400 workers and produces the F-150/Super Duty, Focus, Navigator and Expedition, according to the Ford website.

Ford’s Dearborn Stamping Plant is part of the sprawling River Rouge Center, which is home to six different Ford factories, plus a facility operated by steelmaker AK Steel.

The cause of the fire at the facility on Tuesday is under investigation.

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