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Paper Mill Burning Outside Boston

LAWRENCE, Mass. (WKRC) -- A huge fire is burning at a paper mill outside Boston.

The Merrimac Paper Company covers several city blocks.  The fire has grown to 5 alarms and authorities on the scene say they are nowhere near having it under control at this hour.

The smoke from the fire is so intense it has slowed traffic on I-495 nearby.

There are no reports of injuries.  Details are unfolding as we speak.  At this time authorities say they are just goint to have to let the fire burn awhile before they can get it under control. 

There are few access points from which to attack the fire.  The building was no longer in use when it caught fire. 

Units from a dozen different departments are on the scene.\





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