Archive for March2013

Crews take defensive apporach for commercial fire in OKC

UPDATE: Crews Extinguish Fully-Involved Commercial Fire in SW Oklahoma City Oklahoma City fire crews extinguished a fire in southwest Oklahoma City. The fire sparked at Buddy’s Produce, on SW 2nd near Ellison, at about 6:15 Saturday evening. “We went into a defensive mode immediately due to the fact that his building is unstable. It’s been […]

3 hurt in Michigan automotive factory fire

Three people were hurt today during a fire at an auto manufacturing factory in Roseville. One unidentified employee was taken to a hospital in Warren with non-life threatening injuries after the two-alarm blaze, which was reported about 11:40 a.m., Interim Fire Chief Michael Holland said. He said two others were treated at the scene for […]

Indoor truck fire damages train bay at PA pet food plant

HAZLETON – Fire destroyed a pickup truck and damaged a train bay at a pet food manufacturing plant in the Humboldt Industrial Park on Monday morning. Hazle Township fire Chief Scott Kostician said a pickup truck was trying to pull a train car in the train bay at Vita Line Products Inc., 1111 N. Park […]

Explosions reported in fire at PA plastics plant

Firefighters battle a Wednesday night blaze at the ProtoCAM building at 3848 Cherryville Road in Allen Township. The fire left extensive damage. With 55-gallon drums exploding inside the structure, firefighters Wednesday night battled an Allen Township fire that severely damaged a small manufacturing plant. No one was reported injured. The fire at the ProtoCAM building […]

Additional: Fire causes $500,000 in damage to Michigan plant

A two-alarm fire that broke out Tuesday at an automotive stamping plant and parts supply company in Roseville caused approximately $500,000 in damages and resulted in three injuries, according to fire officials. About 200 employees were evacuated when the fire broke out about 11:40 a.m. at Sodecia Stamping Company on Common Road near Hayes Road. […]

Michigan Fire Injures 2 At Stamping Plant

ROSEVILLE (WWJ) – A two alarm fire in Roseville forced the evacuation of an automotive parts supply company around noon on Tuesday, leaving two employees injured. A welding spark is believed the likely cause of the fire inside the Sodecia Stamping Company on Common Street in Roseville. “Our initial reports are that they were doing […]

Worker burned in Iowa plant fire

An employee suffered burns to his hand and head in a fire at his Camanche, Iowa workplace. Fire department officials said the worker was using a grinder too close to flammable liquids which ignited. That started a fire inside Economy Coatings, 414 21st Street, just before 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Workers used several […]

Explosions, Fire At Illinois Paint Plant

  CHICAGO (CBS) — Firefighters were on the scene of an explosion and fire at a paint manufacturing plant that injured three people in the northwest suburbs. The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m. at Fox Valley Systems, 640 Industrial Drive, in Cary. The company makes marking paint, such as the striping in parking lots. […]

Firefighter burned in CA factory blaze

CARSON, Calif. (KTLA) — A two-alarm fire broke out at a factory that manufactures missile parts early Saturday morning. One firefighter suffered minor burns while helping to put the blaze out. Paramedics rushed the firefighter, along with an employee who had been inside the factory at the time, to a hospital. Firefighters dispatched to Missile […]

Crews control fire at WA business

COVINGTON, Wash. — Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire at a Covington business Sunday. The fire happened in the 27500 block of Covington Way Southeast at a business that specializes in both organic and inorganic material for the production of horticultural industry plants. Authorities said, a person reported a possible structure […]

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