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A fire broke out at 935 Plum St. in Elkhart around 4:52 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13. The fire was under control by 5:30 p.m. (James Buck)

A fire broke out in an industrial building near the intersection of Plum and Mishawaka streets in Elkhart. (Emily Pfund)
Fire at Elkhart industrial building caused by ceiling heater
Posted on Feb. 13, 2014 at 5:31 p.m.

ELKHART – A fire at an Elkhart industrial building was caused by a ceiling heater, according to the Elkhart Fire Department.

Firefighters were called to the building at 935 Plum St. at 4:52 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13 and found smoke and fire visible on the north side of the building, according to a fire department news release.

The fire was under control by 5:11 p.m. and caused "minimal amounts" of damage to the structure's roof.

The news release lists Powder Technologies, LLC. as the occupant of the building.

 A firefighter sustained a laceration to his hand while combating the blaze.