Archive for April2013

Ohio lumber company catches fire again

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP, Ohio – An initial look into what caused a business to catch fire again less than 24 hours after firefighters extinguished the first fire has lead investigators to believe the two calls are separate, but possibly related, incidents. Crews with the Hubbard Eagle Joint Fire District were called to Babcock Lumber Saturday morning […]

Five fire departments called to lumber company in Ohio

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Five fire departments respond to a blaze at Babcock Lumber Company in Hubbard Township, for what was originally believed to be a three-alarm blaze. The initial call came in at 10 a.m. and it was reported that flames were shooting through the roof. Doug DeTal, the shop manager inside building number […]

38 die in mental hospital fire outside Moscow » The Commercial Appeal

MOSCOW (AP) — The patients of the small psychiatric hospital in a Russian village were asleep or under sedation as the clock neared 2 a.m. The windows were barred and the nearest firefighters were miles away, with some impeded by rough roads and others not able to cross a nearby canal. When a blaze broke […]

Crews Battle Large Fire at Ohio Recycling Plant

AKRON — Fire crews were on the scene of a large blaze at a metal recycling plant in Akron for nearly 9 hours Wednesday. Several 911 calls came in around 8:15 a.m. reporting heavy flames and smoke in the area of 325 Silver Street, according to Akron Fire. When crews arrived, they reported hearing several […]

NJ Industrial Park Experiences Fire Saturday Afternoon

WEST CALDWELL, NJ – At 3:25pm, Saturday, officers from the West Caldwell Police Department responded to a 911 call at at 45 Fairfield Place, West Caldwell. Employees from the Mullen Roofing Company had called to report a fire which was out of control and had begun to spread. When the officers arrived at the scene, […]

Crews respond to industrial fire in AR

HARRISON — Crews responded to a fire at Pace Industries in Harrison on Sunday morning. Boone County office of emergency services director Mike Smithyman said the fire was reported at the factory around 9:20 a.m. Smithyman said there were no injuries, and no hazardous material were involved in the blaze. Smithyman estimated around 30 to […]

Industrial equipment fire causes extinguisher explosion at MI business

(WZZM) — Firefighters say a piece of industrial equipment caught fire at southwest Grand Rapids warehouse, leading to concerns about a larger blaze. Crews say the fire was on a front-loader used to pick up scrap metal at Louis Padnos Iron & Metal at Gelock Place and Butterworth St. SW. According to firefighters, the loader […]

Sprinkler douses factory fire in West Chicago

An automatic sprinkler system was able to extinguish a fire Friday afternoon at a factory in West Chicago, authorities said. The automatic fire alarm system activated about 3 p.m., calling fire companies to the scene of Advanced Electronics at 721 Winston Drive in the city’s industrial park. When firefighters arrived, they encountered smoke throughout the […]

All clear given after MN malt plant explosion and fire

SHAKOPEE, Minn. – The city of Shakopee is sounding the all-clear after a plant explosion rocked the city south of Minneapolis. Emergency crews were called early Thursday afternoon to a fire at a complex that houses Rahr Malting Co. and Koda Energy. By mid-afternoon, the city tweeted that there are no air quality or environmental […]

Pakistani chicken feed plant partially damaged after fire

HYDERABAD: Fire destroyed a large quantity of chicken feed and parts of a factory in Site area on Sunday. The fire was extinguished after several hours’ efforts by fire fighters who came from adjoining districts as well to take part in the operation. The cause of fire, according to SHO Site area Jiandal Shah, was […]

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