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Massive factory fire in Juarez burns for hours overnight

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Jay Hughes
A massive fire burning in Juarez.
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Samuel Torres
A massive fire breaks out in Juarez near the Zaragoza bridge.

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (KVIA) -- A massive fire broke out in Juarez factory near the Zaragoza bridge early Friday morning.

The flames and smoke are visible from miles away in El Paso's Lower Valley and the east side.

ABC-7 first noticed the fire on Texas Dept. of Transportation cameras just after midnight.

El Diario de Juarez reported that it was a factory that makes wooden pallets.

El Diario said five people were rescued from inside the building. No deaths were reported.

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Mauricio Casillas

El Paso native Mauricio Casillas co-anchors ABC-7’s Good Morning El Paso.

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