Archive for September2013

Fire heavily damages Michigan industrial facility

Authorities say a fire at an industrial facility in Michigan has caused an estimated $2.5 million in damage. Radio station WLEW reports about 50 firefighters from a dozen departments responded to the blaze early Saturday morning at Bluebird Enterprises Inc. of Imlay City. Brown City Fire Capt. Keith Redlin says crews found smoke and flames […]

Dust explosion sparks wood pellet factory fire in NZ

Fire crews put out a large fire caused by a dust explosion at a factory near Taupo on Tuesday night. The fire service says local crews went to the Nature’s Flame factory in Rotokawa after an alarm was triggered about 9pm. The factory makes wood fuel pellets. Fire service spokesperson Jaron Phillips says a large […]

Firefighters end battle at NJ foods distributor

DELANCO, N.J. — Fire suppression at the Dietz & Watson distribution center ended Wednesday afternoon, some 72 hours after a massive blaze broke out and reduced most of the 266,000-square-foot building to rubble. Suppression activities at the Coopertown Road building ended between 1:30 and 2 p.m., according to fire officials, who said operations at the […]

Large fire in UK warehouse

A large fire that broke out at a warehouse in Mitcham this afternoon has been brought under control. Firefighters and police were called to Bond Road just after 1pm after a medical supplies warehouse caught alight. Seventy two fire fighters and ten fire engines battled the blaze bringing it under control by about 3.20pm. The […]

Fire at KY castings plant

The Glasgow Fire Department responded around 8:30 Friday morning to a report of a fire at the JL French Plant at 400 American Avenue in Glasgow. Upon arrival firefighters found a large volume of smoke coming from the building. Entry was made into the side of the building and firefighters had the fire out in […]

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