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Albanese Confectionery in Hobart.

HOBART — Albanese Candy Factory was evacuated Wednesday after a small fire broke out from a piece of machinery. 

Firefighters responded at 4:31 p.m to the candy factory at 5441 E. Lincoln Highway, Hobart Fire Lt. John Reitz said. 

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Reitz said a small fire broke out on a piece of machinery and was extinguished quickly. All employees evacuated and there were no injuries. 

The fire was contained to a small area and the amount of damage caused is unknown at this time. As of 6:30 p.m. firefighters were ventilating smoke from the building.

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Night Crime/Breaking News Reporter

Anna Ortiz is the breaking news/crime reporter for The Times, covering crime, politics, courts, investigative news and more. She is a Region native and graduate of Ball State University with a major in journalism and minor in anthropology.