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Fire tears through Willows business, 50 firefighters battle blaze

By KRCR Staff
Published On: Dec 24 2013 10:02:12 AM CST
Updated On: Oct 12 2013 11:36:30 PM CDT
Johns Manville fire photo
WILLOWS, Calif. -

A huge fire damaged property at the Johns Manville roofing and fiberglass plant in Willows.

The fire was reported Saturday morning at the property on County Road 49 just west of the city limits.

Willows Fire Department tells KRCR News Channel 7 six truckloads of materials caught fire.  Basically every fire department in Glenn County, seven in all, responded with about 50 firefighters on scene.

Crews spent the entire day removing smoldering material from the warehouse and hosing it down.

As of 5 p.m. crews were still on the scene and the Willows Fire Department says they may be there into tomorrow.

There have been no reports of any structural damage nor any injuries.

A cause for the fire has yet to be determined.