Archive for April2014

No injuries reported in PA industrial fire

TRANSFER, PA -No injuries are being reported in a fire that spread through three buildings in the Reynolds Industrial park Friday evening. Firefighters called to the Salem Tube plant around 5:30 p.m. found smoke billowing so high, residents in neighboring counties were able to see it. At the height of the fire, fifty fire departments […]

Vandalism possibly to blame in PA industrial garage fire

Firefighters faced unseasonably warm temperatures and gusting winds Sunday afternoon as they battled a blaze that destroyed a large industrial garage in Buffalo Township. The metal barn filled with construction equipment was engulfed in flames about 2:15 p.m. Sunday, prompting a response from eight departments to fight the ferocious fire, Claysville fire Chief David Hilderbrand […]

Furniture factory fire in Pakistan

KARACHI: Wooden products worth millions of rupees were reduced to ashes after a fire engulfed an industrial unit in Korangi on Saturday, officials said. No casualty was reported in the incident. The officials said that the furniture manufacturing unit in Sector 8 of the Korangi Industrial Area reported a fire on its ground and first […]

Canadian cooking oil facility destroyed by overnight fire

Flames tore through a cooking oil recycling plant just outside Woodstock early Sunday morning, reducing the building to a pile of charred rubble. Brant County OPP officers were on patrol when they spotted the fire at Roslin Enterprises in Blandford Blenheim at about 3 a.m. Firefighters rushed to the scene, but by the time they […]

Four CA businesses damaged in 5-alarm warehouse fire

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This breaking news story was updated as more information became available. Watch this feed on Twitter — no account needed — for live updates. Frances Dinkelspiel, of Berkeleyside, reported from the scene. Update, April 13, 12:33 a.m.: The Wooden Duck reports that it was not destroyed in Saturday night’s 5-alarm fire, as some media have […]

Office fire not affecting production at VA window plant

A fire in the office complex at Ply Gem in Rocky Mount Sunday night is not expected to impact production at the window manufacturing plant. “Many of our office personnel are working in other offices in the facility, but we don’t believe production or any shifts inside the plant will be affected,” said Chris Pickering, […]

Small explosion, fire reported at NV recycling plant

HENDERSON, NV (FOX5) – There were no injuries after a small explosion was reported at a recycling center in Henderson on Tuesday. The small explosion and resulting fire happened at Nevada Recycling on Sunset Road, just west of Boulder Highway, some time in the morning hours, according to Henderson Fire Department. Authorities told FOX5 workers […]

Crews battling fire at flakeboard plant

Firefighters are at the scene of a fire at Flakeboard plant on Highway 912 in Bennettsville, according to City Fire Chief Dixon Odom. We’re told the fire started in ductwork at plant, and no flames are inside the building at this time. Crews are dealing with a lot of smoke. The county fire department heading […]

One injured in explosion, fire at Oklahoma chemical plant

TULSA, Okla. – Firefighters are investigating the cause of a massive business fire at a chemical plant. Officials say about 75 firefighters battled the blaze at Sabre Chem Inc., which produces oil field chemicals. Several explosions were reported around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Fortunately, it has been contained and all employees have been accounted for. Also, […]

Grass fire kept short of Lawrence chemical plant

Firefighters from several Douglas County municipalities Friday helped prevent a grass fire from reaching phorphorus tanks at a Lawrence-area chemical plant. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical units responded at 12:51 p.m. Friday to a report of a grass fire near Isreal Chemical Limited, a plant north of Lawrence that produces materials used in making fertilizers. First […]

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