Firefighters Battle Intense Blaze in Suburban New Lenox

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Firefighters in suburban New Lenox are battling a blaze at an industrial building Saturday, officials confirmed.

The blaze, located in the 20000 block of Amhurst Court in New Lenox, is sending flames and smoke billowing into the air, and is reportedly impacting traffic on nearby Interstate 80, according to eyewitnesses.

Facebook video shows several explosions at the plant. 

There is no official word on the cause of the blaze, or whether anyone is currently inside the structure. 

We’ll update this story with more details as they become available.   

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