Archive for February2014

Fire prompts evacuation of nuclear repository

CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Emergency crews battled a fire Wednesday at the southeastern New Mexico site where the federal government seals away its low-grade nuclear waste, including plutonium-contaminated clothing and tools. Six people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after a truck hauling salt caught fire at about 11 a.m. Wednesday at the […]

More than 60 hours later, Osolo fire units clear scene at Lami-Plast

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ELKHART — Osolo Township firefighters cleared the scene at Lami-Plast on Tuesday afternoon, Feb. 4, after more than 60 hours of battling a fire. An Elkhart County dispatcher said units cleared at about 3:35 p.m. Osolo Township Fire Assistant Chief Dean Rentfrow said the material at the site is still smoldering. He said small flames […]

Fiberglass plant burns in northern IN

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ELKHART, Ind. -Close to a dozen fire departments responded to a massive factory fire in Elkhart County Sunday morning. Crews have been on scene at the Lami Plast plant, located near the intersection of Adams and Woodlawn, since just after 2 a.m. We’re told the building is a fiberglass plant. Our reporter spoke with Asst. […]