Jun 25, 2014 5:13 AM
LONGVIEW - Heavy smoke billowed from the Coors Plant in Longview, Texas for hours Tuesday.
The fire started at the plant around 10:30 am.
Gregg County Fire Officials say the fire started in a large keg cooler where repairs were being made to a copper pipe.
The torch used to make those repairs ignited insulation in the cooler.
The insulation was emitting flammable gas that continued to re-ignite the fire.
The fire was put out after approximately five hours.
All employees were able to get out of the building uninjured.
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