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Workers evacuated from Mondelez plant

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Posted at 8:19 AM, Sep 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-29 08:19:28-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Workers at the Mondelēz International plant — formerly known as the Nabisco plant — on South Laburnum Avenue in eastern Henrico had to evacuate the facility early Friday morning after sprinklers inside the building activated.

Henrico firefighters responded to the plant overnight to fix the situation.

It was not immediately clear what caused the sprinklers to activate.

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