LANDIS, N.C. -- Investigatorssay an electrical short started a fire at a plant in Rowan County early Tuesday morning.

It happened at about3 a.m. at the Parkdale Mill Plant 23 in Landis. The plant spins yarn.

Investigators say the fire started in the duct work. People were inside working when it happened. Those workers were evacuated while fire crews battled the fire, and then moved to another area in the plant. No one was hurt.

The plant is operating again.

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