Archive for May2013

Fire at Plastics Plant in Gainesville, Missouri

GAINESVILLE, Mo. — Operations are expected to resume later today at a plastics manufacturing plant in Gainesville, after an early morning fire. It happened about 4:30 am at Bryant Plastics on Highway 5 just north of Gainesville, Darrell Watson, chief of the Wasola Fire Department told KOLR10 News. Watson said the fire was reported in […]

EPA involved after fire burns at Ohio plant

FRANKLIN — Firefighters who put out a blaze at a plant in Franklin said they’ve been called there a few times. The fire broke out in a large shed at Valicor, 401 Industrial Drive around 11 a.m. Thursday. Smoke and flames were visible to passersby and smoke could be seen some distance away. The Ohio […]

Explosions, Fire Reported at W.Va. Gas Plant

(POCA, W.Va.) — Emergency officials say crews are responding to reports of explosions and a fire at an industrial site in West Virginia. Nitro firefighter Jeff Dorsey says crews were dispatched Monday afternoon to Airgas in Poca just outside Charleston. The company is a distributor of specialty gases used in industry and elsewhere. Dorsey did […]

No injuries reported in WY power plant fire

No one was injured in a fire Tuesday at the Basin Electric-owned Laramie River Station power plant in Wheatland, according to the Platte County Sheriff’s Office. The fire started at 2:30 p.m. and firefighters were still trying to extinguish the blaze early Tuesday evening. The fire erupted after a surge bin ruptured, according to the […]

Fire destroys tractor-trailer rig outside Tucson business

A fire destroyed a tractor-trailer rig making a delivery to a Tucson business, fire officials said. The rig was backed up to Tucson Food Service, in the 800 block of East 17th Street, when the driver noticed flames coming from the rear of the rig’s cab at about 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. He tried to put […]

Factory fire in UK caused by aerosol cans set alight

A fire and a series of explosions at a disused Thorntons factory were caused by aerosol cans being set alight, an investigation has found. A building on the site in Belper, Derbyshire, was completely destroyed in the blaze on Friday afternoon. Two types of material were distributed across the area, and one is being treated […]

Fire badly damages Hastings potato plant | News – Home

video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player HASTINGS, Fla. – A fire badly damaged a potato processing plant early Saturday morning in Hastings. St. Johns County Fire Rescue and the Putnam County Fire Department responded to an industrial fire around 3:15 a.m. at Middleton Farms, located in the 300 block of East St. Johns Avenue. Upon arrival, […]

Investigators trying to find cause in early morning commercial fire

Edmonton police are helping fire investigators determine the cause of a fire in the city’s west end Friday morning. Crews were called to the site of the fire, at a tile and stone business located in the area of 172 Street and 102 Avenue just after 4 a.m. Officials later said pallets stacked outside of […]

Fire forces workers out of Ohio automotive factory

OREGON, Ohio – A factory fire in Oregon forced nearly 100 employees out to an emergency safe zone Saturday morning. “We came here with the report of smoke in the building and fire upon our arrival,” said Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Csehi. Autoneum is an international company specializing in thermal and sound proof insulation. This […]

2-alarm fire in steel plant

CEDARBURG — Fire crews were called to the Ataco Steel Products plant in Cedarburg Saturday afternoon around 3:23 p.m. for a fire alarm sounding. While en route to the fire an employee called police reporting heavy smoke in the building. When crews arrived they found heavy smoke throughout the factory, making it difficult to find […]

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