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Investigation after fire at Burnley recycling plant

AN investigation has begun into a huge fire at a recycling plant in Burnley this morning. Firefighters were called to a blaze at Enviro Skip, off Accrington Road, just after 5am. There were traffic delays in Accrington Road as eight fire engines attended the scene with many littering the busy main road. A fire service […]

Fire marshal says static & acetone started plant fire

BREMEN – State investigators say static electricity from fiberglass caught a bucket of acetone on fire, causing last night’s big fire at Charleston Corporation near Bremen. The fire marshal ruled the blaze at Charleston Corporation “accidental” and determined, through interviews with employees, nothing criminal happened. However, it appears the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]

Multiple buildings destroyed in walnut factory fire

OLIVEHURST, Calif. (KCRA) —A large fire destroyed several buildings at Shoei Foods in Olivehurst late Saturday night. Four buildings were destroyed when a fire broke out at an Olivehurst walnut and prune factory Saturday evening. Authorities said the fire ignited about 10:30 p.m. at the factory located east of Yuba City. Firefighters from nearly two […]

Fire extinguished at hydrogen plant, no injuries reported

WILMINGTON – Firefighters today extinguished a fire in a turbine at a hydrogen-production plant in Wilmington, and no one was hurt. Firefighters were sent to 700 N. Henry Ford Ave. at 6:04 a.m. extinguished the fire in 57 minutes, said Erik Scott of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Following the fire, crews sampled air downwind […]

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 […]

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