Viscofan temporarily shut down after pump failure

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DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — A factory was temporarily shut down early Friday morning. Officials with Viscofan said a pump failed on their air scrubber system at 3:47 a.m. No one was hurt.

Safety protocols were activated and the affected area was closed. The Danville Fire Department was called for a joint safety inspection. Viscofan said the department remained on site for several hours as a precautionary measure.

The factory expects to resume production in the afternoon after repairs are made and the area is properly cleaned.

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