Archive for June2014

No one hurt in extrusion plant fire

No one was injured in a fire this afternoon at the Mohawk Industries extrusion plant at 2001 Antioch Road (the old Aladdin building). The fire call came in at 4:20 p.m. The fire has been contained, but the cause is not known, said Robert Webb, senior director for public affairs and corporate communications for Mohawk. […]

Investigation underway after fire breaks out at peanut butter plant

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —Fire investigators will be on the scene searching for the cause of a fire at a local food plant. Crews with the PRP Fire Department responded to the Algood Foods plant at the corner of Trade Port Drive and Greenbelt Highway, just after 10 p.m. Sunday. When they arrived, they found flames coming […]

Fire, explosion erupts at International Wax plant in PA

FARMERS VALLEY, Pa. — An industrial fire badly damaged the facility at International Wax Inc. on Sunday afternoon, and may have injured at least one person. The explosion, which may have started the blaze at International Wax, located at the intersection of routes 46 and 446 in Farmers Valley, was reportedly heard as far away […]

Fire Breaks Out At IL Glass Plant

WACO (May 3, 2014) A fire broke out at the Owens Illinois Glass Plant in the 5200 block of Beverly Drive in Waco. The fire started in the back of the building. Workers were evacuated for a short time while crews put out the fire. A worker told News 10 a tank caught fire, which […]

Dumpster catches fire inside warehouse

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crews say a dumpster was on fire inside of a warehouse. It happened early Sunday morning at 4:15 on the 5000 block of Hartford Street. Crews reported a large unoccupied warehouse with smoke coming from it and an audible fire alarm going off. The building […]

Recycling plant fire could burn for at least a week

A fire at the Stickney Recycling Center on Creekside near Stickney Avenue is expected to burn for at least a week. The blaze started about 6 a.m. on Friday and firefighters say it will be hard to extinguish. The flames are burrowed deep into a pile of recyclables, which makes it hard to fight. Firefighters […]

Fire destroys 2 Fresno warehouse storage buildings

FRESNO, Calif. — Not much is left of a warehouse and storage facility after a fire that could be seen from miles away on Friday. The facility is located at Clovis and McKinley avenues in East Central Fresno. It’s near the Fresno Yosemite International Airport. Huge columns of smoke were fueled by a massive inferno […]

Fire tears through storage facility at truck dealership

CONCORD, N.H. —An early-morning fire ripped through a truck storage building in Concord on Thursday. Raw Video: Crews fight flames at Concord truck dealership Raw Video Crews fight flames at Concord truck dealership Crews battled a massive blaze at a truck dealership and service center in Concord on Thursday morning. The night manager at the […]

Firefighters deal with electrical blaze at pie factory

FIREFIGHTERS were called to deal with a blaze at a pie factory in Crewe on Tuesday, April 29. Two fire engines from Crewe attended the incident at Wrights Pies Ltd in Second Avenue at 7.11pm. After isolating the electrics, firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished a fire in an electrical consumer room. A large fan was […]

Massive overnight fire at lumber yard causes power outages

BELLA VISTA —A massive overnight fire destroyed T.H. Rogers Lumber Company building off Hwy 71 in Bella Vista Friday morning. Police discovered the fire when they responded to a building alarm just after 2 a.m. For nearly six hours, firefighters fought flames that continued to spread causing more damage to surrounding businesses, including a clothing […]

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