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Fire forces evacuation of postal building in Brockton

BROCKTON — A fire inside a storage area for landscaping equipment at the US Postal Service processing facility here sent thick black smoke skyward on Thursday, triggering a three-alarm response by the Fire Department.

Postal employees said the fire sent smoke into the complex and led to the evacuation of the building on Liberty Street, a short distance from Route 24.

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