Area residents are being evacuated as a precaution following an industrial fire at Holly Industries in Acton, which processes sulfur, Halton Regional Police said.

The fire started at 12:34 p.m. Thursday at 59 Eastern Ave., near Mill Street East and Main Street North, but it has since been extinguished. Four employees were working at the time but no injuries were reported.

Police are asking the public to stay away from the immediate and surrounding areas due to the ongoing evacuation and the road closures.

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