Equipment fire at Port of Panama City causes huge plume of smoke and damage

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A fire breaks out at the Port of Panama City Monday afternoon.
The blaze led to huge pummels of smoke that could be seen for miles. The Panama City Fire Department responded within minutes putting out the fire within 30 minutes after their arrival. 
Wayne Stubbs, Executive Director, says there was a fire on the ship loading equipment used by the Stevedoring Company to load wood pellets. No one was injured. The ship loader was damaged significantly.

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