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    Small fire breaks out at Middleton plant

    Middleton firefighters doused a small fire at the Bostik Inc. chemical plant this afternoon, said firefighters.

    The fire was reported at 2:53 p.m. and was extinguished by about 3:10 p.m., said a fire department dispatcher.

    Firefighters remain at the scene to investigate the cause of the flames, said the dispatcher. No injuries were reported.

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    The chemical plant, located at 211 Boston St., was the site of an explosion in 2011 that injured four employees.

    Jacqueline Tempera can be reached at jacqueline.tempera@globe.com. Follow her on twitter @jacktemp