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Crews extinguish Idaho oil change business fire

Boise firefighters were able to extinguish a fire in a 55-gallon drum of methanol Tuesday morning. Emergency crews called to an oil change business on the 8400 block of West Overland Road about 8:52 a.m. When they arrived, they evacuated the three employees working at the business. Firefighters got the flames doused before they could […]

Fire at N. Dakota business stopped by sprinklers

Fargo firefighters say a sprinkler system helped stop a fire from spreading inside a South Fargo business Friday morning. Firefighters were called just after midnight to the Lavelle Company on 4th avenue south. Upon entering the building, fire crews discovered that the sprinkler system had extinguished a fire located in a room that was used […]

Utah metals business fire

LINDON, Utah (ABC 4 News) – Fire destroyed a Lindon business and closed down State Street from 400 to 700 North for the majority of the day on Tuesday. Patch’s Majestic Metals is a charred heap of rubble sitting about 15 feet high next to State Street. Bob Patch operated his business from 475 North […]

1 missing after fire, explosion at Air Liquide cylinder plant

LA PORTE, Texas – Fire investigators are looking for a missing employee and the cause of an explosion and fire at the Air Liquide cylinder plant in La Porte. Around 8:00 am Saturday, the emergency crews were called out to Fairmont Parkway near Bay Area Boulevard. A spokesman for the company that supplies and mixes […]

Fire in mill at U.K. maltings plant is put out

By Mariam Ghaemi Thursday, February 7, 2013 A BLAZE at a factory in Stowmarket has been extinguished by firefighters. Crews from Needham Market, Stowmarket, Elsmwell, Ixworth, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich East were called to reports of a building fire at Muntons PLC in Cedars Maltings, Needham Road, at 3.26pm. The first crew were in […]

Fire at Miss. Peanut Plant

Fire at Sunbelt Drive peanut plant Wednesday JESSE WRIGHT Clarksdale Press Register   Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013 9:01 am Firefighters have tough time accessing fire behind a large wall of peanuts A slow, smoldering fire broke out at the Clint Williams peanut storage facility Wednesday afternoon that as of 7 a.m. Thursday morning was still […]

Fire Reported at Tenn. Pringles Plant

JACKSON, Tenn. – There were some scary moments for workers at a Jackson plant when a fire broke out inside the building, Wednesday. Jackson firefighters responded to a flash fire inside the Pringles Plant on the Highway 70 Bypass around 12 p.m. Firefighters said that most of the fire was contained by the plant’s sprinkler […]

Fire damages part of former cigar plant in Penn. city

By FRANK ANDRUSCAVAGE   Published: February 5, 2013 MAHANOY CITY – Workers cutting apart a portion of an old heating system sparked a blaze Monday that damaged the former General Cigar plant in Mahanoy Township. Mahanoy City firefighters were called to the scene at 11 East End Road about 2:10 p.m. and found heavy smoke coming […]

Fire at Penn. woodworking plant causes little damage

By Bob Keeler    Posted: Tuesday, 02/05/13 03:35 pm A fire that started and was contained to the sawdust collector system at Halkett Woodworking in Franconia Township on Tuesday morning made the business lose about two hours of work time, but caused little damage. “The worst thing that happened is it still smells like burnt wood […]

No injuries in Georgia chemical plant fire

February 5, 2013 No one was hurt and there was no major damage after a chemical fire erupted at Harcros Chemicals in Dalton Tuesday afternoon, officials said. Whitfield County Fire Chief Carl Collins said responders arrived at around 2 p.m. and left by 4:30 p.m. to put out a fire at 3452 Corporate Drive. The […]

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