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Fire Damages Part Of Roof At Moderna's Facility In Norwood

NORWOOD (CBS) – There was a fire at Moderna's facility in Norwood Wednesday morning.

Firefighters were called to Moderna's Technology Center East building on Investors Way around 6 a.m. for a fire on the roof. An HVAC system went up in flames. Firefighters put it out and left by 8:30 a.m.

No one was hurt. The fire department said damage was minimal, but they did pull down some ceiling tiles to make sure the flames hadn't spread. There's no word yet on a cause.

Moderna Fire
Firefighters knock down flames on the roof of the Moderna facility in Norwood. (Image Credit: Norwood Fire Department)

The Technology Center East building is currently unoccupied and under construction. It is not used for vaccine manufacturing or distribution.

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