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Massive fire at Canadian food processing center

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TECUMSEH, Ontario (WJBK) -- A large fire broke out at around 2:30 Friday morning at the Bonduelle Foods factory.Officials believe the fire is centered in the warehouse section of the plant which processes canned and frozen vegetables. 

The mandatory evacuation order for residents between County Road 22 to the south, St. Thomas Road to the north, Lesperance Road west to Manning Road has been lifted.   The evacuation shelters will be closing.

The Fire and Rescue Services remain on the scene of the fire at the Bonduelle Facility. 

Road Closures in the area remain in effect.  The public is asked to avoid the area.

A Press Conference will be held at 1pm today, in the Council Chambers of the Tecumseh Town Hall to provide further updates on the situation.

There are no reports of injuries.

Officials are investigating what caused the fire.

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