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An electrical circuit malfunction likely caused a massive manufacturing plant fire that burned for more than 12 hours at a central Pennsylvania chemical company.

Miller Chemical and Fertilizer also said it installed a large above-ground tank to contain runoff and prevent water from entering Slagle Run and Conewago Creek.

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Last week, officials said they found thousands of dead fish over a 10- to 15-mile span of the creek after the June 8 fire in Conewago, Adams County, PA.

State environmental officials are monitoring Conewago Creek for contaminants. Miller Chemical said the creek’s oxygen levels have improved.

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Miller Chemical manufactures nonhazardous crop protection and nutritional agrochemicals. No one suffered an injury in the fire. The state fire marshal is still investigating.

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