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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 […]

Nitric acid spill leads to explosion at Indianapolis Rolls Royce plant, 8 taken to hospital

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 28, 2014)– Several people were injured after a chemical spill and explosion at Rolls Royce on the southwest side of Indianapolis. Crews responded to the plant at 2059 S. Tibbs Ave. around 1:40 p.m. Officials said crews reported a chemical cloud inside the building. Wayne Township officials said a nitric acid spill […]

Transformer fire sends several fire companies to power plant Wednesday night » Local News » Niagara Gazette

Niagara Gazette — An explosion in a transformer triggered a fire Wednesday night at the New York Power Authority’s Robert Moses power plant. The fire started at 7:10 p.m. in one of the 13 step-up transformers at the Moses plant. The plant is the NYPA Niagara Hydroelectric Project’s main electricity generating facility. When the first […]

Significant damage in IA turkey plant fire (VIDEO)

Fire at IA Hillshire Farms Plant

STORM LAKE – On the evening of Saturday, March 22, 2014, at approximately 7:15 p.m., the Storm Lake Fire Department responded to the Hillshire Brands Turkey Processing Plant, located at 315 Vilas Road, in reference to an automated fire alarm. Upon arrival, the fire fighters observed heavy black smoke and flames coming from the roof […]

MA fire dept battled large log fire Wednesday morning

HANSON – The Hanson Fire Department was battling a fire on West Washington Street Wednesday morning. Hanson Fire Chief Jerome Thompson tweeted that the department is working to put out a “large log fire” at a wood chip plant. Firefighters were using more than 1,000 feet of hose to fight the fire, according to a […]

Crews battle 2nd alarm recycling plant fire in CA

POMONA, Calif. (KABC) — A 2nd alarm fire broke out at a recycling plant in Pomona on Saturday night, Los Angeles County Fire said. Fire officials said the fire broke out around 9 p.m. near First Street and Reservoir Road. Fire officials say bundles of plastic caught fire, and the building itself did not burn. […]

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