Please be advised that at approximately 1:00 p.m. this afternoon, a minor and brief fire occurred at ArcelorMittal Dofasco that may have resulted in apparent visible emissions for a short period of time

The fire was in an isolated area of our #1 CPCM cooling tower where no employees are located.  There were no injuries.  The fire was responded to and quickly extinguished by Dofasco’s internal resources (fire and security).  The MOECC was properly and immediately notified.

About ArcelorMittal Dofasco

About ArcelorMittal Dofasco ArcelorMittal Dofasco is Canada’s largest producer of flat carbon steel and is part of the world’s largest steel and mining company. Headquartered in Hamilton, ON, our more than 5,000 employees are dedicated to being world class as we strive to transform tomorrow with lighter, stronger and more sustainable steel. For us, steel is the fabric of life, as it is at the heart of the modern world. ArcelorMittal has a presence in more than 60 countries and an industrial footprint in over 20 countries. Guided by a philosophy to produce safe, sustainable steel, we are the leading supplier of quality steel in the major global steel markets including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with world-class research and development and outstanding distribution networks. For more information about ArcelorMittal Dofasco, please visit: http://dofasco.arcelormittal.com/

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