Archive for April2014

Man dies after flash fire at Sherwin-Williams plant in NC

Authorities have identified a High Point man as the victim of an industrial plant fire last week at a Sherwin-Williams Co. facility in Greensboro. Timothy Craig McMaster, 48, of Lazy Lane, died from injuries from a flash fire involving chemicals, said Susan Danielsen, public information officer with the Greensboro Police Department. “This is classified as […]

LNG Plant Fire Burns Out in Washington State

A fire burned itself out following a blast Monday at a liquefied natural gas plant in southeast Washington state—and some of the hundreds of people who were evacuated from the area are returning home, according to local and company officials. Plant owner Williams Partners LP said initial reports incorrectly stated that the explosion in Plymouth, […]

Fire burns former paper mill in NY state

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GREENWICH — Fire officials are still investigating the cause of a three-alarm blaze early Sunday morning that destroyed a former paper mill in Middle Falls. Just after 2 a.m., State Police troopers spotted the fire at the former Stevens & Thompson Paper Mill facility on county Route 53 and called it in, according to Middle […]

Fire destroys NH pig barn

BELMONT, N.H. —Firefighters were called to a barn fire in Belmont not once, but twice on Sunday. The barn on Route 140 was filled with hay, and officials said the flames and smoke were so intense they were forced to close a portion of the road while crews battled the blaze. Then, the flames rekindled […]

Cigarette caused fire that destroyed Foxborough’s Lakeview Pavilion

A cigarette butt tossed onto dry mulch ignited a fire that ripped apart a Foxborough community landmark as well as a moment that was supposed to last a lifetime. “Literally as they were saying ‘I do’ we saw smoke,” Jerry Cibley, the justice of the peace who officiated a Saturday night wedding at the Lakeview […]

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