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Ohio factory fire probably ‘suspicious’

CONNEAUT — A fire that leveled a vacant commercial building in Conneaut on Monday may have been deliberately set, officials said. While the cause is still being studied, investigators are “leaning toward suspicious,” said Assistant Fire Chief Steve Sanford. The big building was not serviced by any utilities, including electric, he said. The former Crawford […]

Business fire in Illinois town

KFVS12 News   CARTERVILLE, IL (KFVS) – A fire Monday night in Carterville, Illinois created two very different problems for people in that city. The fire broke out around 6:20 p.m. Monday night at CTE Telco located at 113 South Division Street. Flames and smoke could be seen billowing out of the building. The fire […]

Fire strikes northern IN factory site

MISHAWAKA – A major fire tore through an old factory site Monday evening, summoning 20 units from three fire departments to battle the blaze. The RMG Foundry building at 500 North Union Street right across from the Mishawaka Fire Station on Union Street became enflamed after 5 p.m. Monday, and the fire consumed much of […]

Warehouse destroyed in northeastern OH fire

In Conneaut, Ohio, investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a massive fire that burned a warehouse to the ground. At least seven departments from Pennsylvania and Ohio arrived at the scene around 7:00 p.m. on Monday. It broke out in the Crawford Container Company, which is located at 1049 Chamberlain Blvd. Within […]

Butterball plant in AR catches fire

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark.– The Butterball plant and feed mill caught fire just before midnight Sunday, shutting down production for now. From the outside of the plant, it looks like business as usual, but on the inside at Butterball it’s anything but. “At a bare minimum we will not be producing feed until Wednesday,” said Butterball […]

Fire destroys former New York cutlery factory

Camillus (WSYR-TV) – Insurance agents are inspecting damage one day after fire destroyed a building on the former Camillus Cutlery complex. The complex’s owner – Tom Blair of Sweet Spot Development – said his company intends to move forward with plans to install medical offices and apartments. The building that was destroyed in the blaze […]

Wisconsin barn fire kills at least 21 cows

Barn fire kills at least 21 cows near Fort Atkinson A fire destroyed a dairy barn and killed at least 21 cows about six miles northwest of Fort Atkinson Saturday. The Fort Atkinson Fire Department was first alerted to the blaze at N3726 Ehrke Road in the town of Oakland at 2:57 p.m., Lt. Dion […]

Canadian industrial fire causes $300,000 damage

A fire at automotive plastics supplier A.P. Plasman’s Lakeshore location caused $300,000 worth of damage, according to news reports. Blackburn Radio reported a robot caught fire at about 5:30 p.m. No one was injured. Tecumseh Fire and Rescue said that Lakeshore fire stations 1 & 3 were on scene of a commercial industrial fire on […]

Firefighters monitor hot spots after Atlanta warehouse fire

ATLANTA (CBS ATLANTA) – Firefighters are monitoring hot spots after battling a large fire at a warehouse in northwest Atlanta Monday morning. The fire started around 4:30 p.m. Sunday in the 1300 block of Mayson Turner Road. Fire investigators told CBS Atlanta News that building once housed a recycling plant, but that it had been […]

Ontario industrial fire sends out possibly toxic smoke

Homes and businesses near an asphalt factory had to be evacuated Saturday as fire crews battled a potentially toxic blaze since the early morning. “Now this has been quite a challenge because we’re dealing with toxins that are potentially going up in the air,” said CBC’s Ivy Cuervo from outside the Oshawa, Ont., warehouse — […]

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