Authorities were called to a Viking Pump manufacturing plant in Cedar Rapids late Sunday following the explosion of a large air compressor. Police report that there were no injuries.
The plant had been successfully evacuated by the time firefighters reached it around 11:30 p.m. While flames were kept to a minimum, there was excessive smoke.
There have been no details as to the extent of the fire damage. Viking Pump makes industrial pumps for a number of purposes.
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