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Dispatch: Fire reported at BMW plant

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GREER, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg County emergency dispatchers said a fire was reported at the BMW Manufacturing plant Friday morning in Greer.

Dispatchers said the fire was reported just before 7 a.m.

The BMW Fire Department responded to the blaze.

A spokesman for BMW said the fire broke out in the body shop. 

A number small fires have broken out in the body shop in the past, according to Steve Wilson with BMW. Wilson said sparks from metal works sometimes get into the air handler and cause filters to catch fire.

No other details were immediately available.

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