Archive for November2013

120 firefighters attend UK scrap metal yard blaze

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A massive fire has broken out at a scrap metal yard in Dagenham More than 120 firefighters are tackling the fire in Dagenham not far from a major Ford factory. Around 1,500 tonnes of metal was alight at in the open air at the scrap yard on Perry Road causing black smoke to envelop the […]

IL Pepsi Plant Evacuated Due To Fire

LOVES PARK (WIFR) — A scary situation for workers at the Pepsi plant in Loves Park, after they were forced to evacuate when the building filled with smoke. Around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday night firefighters were called to 7550 Beverage Boulevard, that’s along I-90. We’re told a pile of rags caught on fire. Firefighters quickly got […]

Fire crews contain stubborn hopper fire at Oregon plating plant

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Portland fire crews were able to extinguish a stubborn fire in a hopper at Eastside Plating, 1200 Southeast Second Street Wednesday morning. The company, according to its website does metal plating for “the high-tech, medical, dental, aerospace, and automotive industries.” Lt. Rich Chatman, a spokesman for the Portland Fire Bureau, said crews confined the fire […]

Evening Fire at Ohio Glass Plant

Black billowing smoke could be seen on the north side of town around 5:15 Tuesday evening due to a Zanesville plant catching fire. According to Zanesville Fire Department Assistant Chief, Bob Long, the spot fire occurred at 1700 State Street, formerly known as Brockway Glass, because of a build up of grease on the ceiling […]

Fire at MS Norbord plant

GUNTOWN, Miss. (WTVA) — Firefighters from multiple Lee County fire departments were called Sunday morning to put out a fire inside the Norbord plant near Guntown. They received the call before 5 a.m. to go to the plant on Highway 145. The plant produces pressed board. The fire is only being described as a structure […]

Fire damages attic of Tucson church

A fire heavily damaged the attic of a church north of downtown early Sunday morning. Crews responded to a fire at the church in the 600 block of North Sixth Avenue, near East Sixth Street, after a passerby called 911 at 2 a.m., Capt. Barrett Baker, a spokesman for Tucson fire said in a news […]

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