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Latest updates on Sivyer Steel Castings fire

WQAD received a report of the fire around 10 p.m.

BETTENDORF, Iowa — Update: The city of Bettendorf released in their statement that any workers inside the plant were able to evacuate before the fire spread. As of Tuesday morning there have been no reported injuries or deaths related to the fire. First responders, including the State Fire Marshall, have remained on scene to complete an investigation into the cause of the fire.

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A large fire broke out at the Sivyer Steel Castings facility in Bettendorf Monday, Sept. 18, with multiple agencies responding to the blaze.

WQAD first started getting reports of the fire at 33rd St. in Bettendorf around 10 p.m. Monday. Smoke from the fire was reportedly visible from the I-74 bridge. Firefighters with Bettendorf and Davenport were assisting with the response. 

News 8 crews were on the scene and returned with an overwhelming odor of smoke. We spoke to factory workers Tuesday morning who were arriving at the building, expecting to go to work, but seeing the fire the first time and figuring out they won't be working.

Two of those workers said fires have happened at the factory before, but nothing this big.

News 8's Charles Hart spoke with Bettendorf Fire Chief Troy said who said they're unsure if anyone was still inside the building after the fire broke out. Said also stated that it seems like part of the roof collapsed from the blaze. 

News 8 is monitoring any new information. We'll update this story as we learn more.

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