Archive for March2014

No Injuries in Fire at South Side Chicago Steel Plant

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Employees at a steel company on Chicago’s far south side were forced out of the plant early Friday morning because of a fire. No injuries were reported in the fire at the National Processing Company on the 400 block of West 127th Street, officials said. The fire from an oil container self-vented through the roof […]

Fire hits manufacturing plant in eastern Illinois

DANVILLE — Danville fire officials are investigating Friday’s blaze at a local manufacturing plant, which did major damage to one of its buildings. Firefighters were called to the structure fire at Automation International Inc., 1020 Bahls St., at 10:13 a.m. When they arrived, flames and heavy smoke were coming from the one-story brick building, located […]

VIDEO: Fire destroys building at St. Lawrence Seminary H.S.

Hazardous material spills in CA industrial fire

Hazardous material spilled during a fire Tuesday morning, Feb. 18, that damaged machinery in a warehouse in Riverside, according to a fire official. The motor for a heavy piece of machinery used in fabricating metal parts caught fire about 7 a.m. at 796 Palmyrita Avenue, according to Riverside Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve McKinster. When […]

Industrial fire forces evacuation

A fire in an industrial oven in a Huntington Beach building injured one employee and forced an evacuation, according to authorities. Firefighters responded to a call in the 15000 block of Chemical Lane at about noon Saturday after an employee from Advanced Composites Products and Technology Inc. reported that a resin material had caught fire […]

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