A fire erupted Friday morning at General Electric's Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky, shutting down production at the sprawling manufacturing center that employs thousands.
The fire broke out in a non-production building, creating huge columns of smoke as more than 100 firefighters battle the blaze.
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GE spokeswoman Kim Freeman says there are no known injuries.
She says the building engulfed in flames was used for offices and storage, and is also used by a private supplier distribution center.
News media reports say the cause is not yet known.
Freeman says production has ceased while firefighters battle the blaze.
GE makes a range of appliances at the facility, including washing machines, dryers, dish washers, refrigerators and water heaters.