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Printing press facility in west Dallas catches fire

Part of the building's roof collapsed during the blaze, at which point the fire department called for backup.
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Part of the building's roof collapsed during the blaze, at which point the fire department called for backup.

Nobody was injured during a structure fire in west Dallas, officials said.

At 5:44 Tuesday, Dallas Fire-Rescue units responded to a 911 at Lincoln Press, a printing press facility located at 9020 Directors Row, near Highway 183 and Regal Row.

Firefighters saw lots of smoke coming through the roof of the facility upon their arrival. Part of the building's roof collapsed during the blaze, at which point the fire department called for backup.

One person, a reported employee who worked in the building, was inside when the fire began but was able to make it out safely with no injuries, officials said. The 911 call was made by a person in a neighboring business.

As of 8:15 p.m., the fire was contained, but firefighters were still pouring water onto the building to make sure the flames were extinguished.

Officials said there were 40 to 50 firefighters working the incident. No cause has been determined yet, but officials do not believe it was suspicious. 

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