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Fire at Metals Business in Southeast Des Moines

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Firefighters were called to put out a fire at a metal company on Des Moines’ southeast side Monday night.

Officials say the call came in around 7:30 p.m. about a forklift on fire inside the building at 829 SE 21st. The building houses ABC Metal.

The insulation in the building provided a challenge for firefighters, but they were able to put the fire out in about two hours.