Ruptured oxygen cylinders feed CA industrial fire

VENTURA, Calif. KABC — City of Ventura firefighters knocked down a blaze at an industrial complex on the 100 block of Rocklite Road shortly after 11:40 p.m. Monday. The Ventura County Fire Communications Center received multiple calls from area residents at 11:39 p.m. Monday reporting loud explosions and large flames coming from the industrial area […]

Sprinkler Activates on Golden Globes Red Carpet

We’re still nearly an hour and a half away from the start of E!’s red carpet show, and there’s already a crisis at the Golden Globes: the red carpet has been stricken by a leak. Update 4:51 p.m.: According to Ashley Lee of The Hollywood Reporter the source of the leak was a burst sewage […]

Fire at SC lumber plant

DARLINGTON — A fire at the Chesterfield Lumber Company off of Highway 52 in Darlington County is contained and under control, according to officials with Palmetto Rural Fire. A call came into the Darlington County 911 Center just after 9:30 Saturday night. Officials aren’t sure what caused the fire that started in a saw dust […]

Fire razes plywood factory in India

Kohima: A plywood factory and the residential quarters of the labourers were completely razed to ashes in a major fire that broke out at Chumukedima Town in Dimapur district, Nagaland. Official sources said the fire, which reportedly broke out yesterday afternoon, razed for five to six hours. It was contained with the help of five […]

Ohio Firefighters Battle Fire at Owens Corning Plant

NEWARK, Ohio – Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to a two-alarm fire at the Owens Corning Plant in Newark. It’s located at 400 Case Avenue. Smoke was visible from the building, but no flames were seen. Fire officials on scene said it happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday at a warehouse used by Owens Corning. Large […]

Oregon Heinz factory fire damage ‘extensive’

Ontario – Saturday’s fire at H.J. Heinz Company’s Ontario factory caused as much as $15 million to $20 million in damage and took several hours to extinguish. Firefighters responded to the fire around 8:20 p.m. in the mixing room on the second level of the factory, Ontario Fire Chief Allan Higinbotham said. Smoke filled the […]

Fire hits Kellogg plant in PA

About 150 employees were evacuated during a fire at the Kellogg Company cereal plant in East Hempfield Township Thursday night. The 11:15 p.m. blaze began at an oven at the 2050 State Road plant, according to Kris Charles, Kellogg’s vice president of global communications and philanthropy. The employees were evacuated from the plant, Charles said […]

Explosion at FL power plant substation

Brandon, Florida — Hillsborough Fire Rescue says a fire at a TECO substation in Brandon is now under control. The fire started with an explosion that knocked out power to thousands. Flames at the scene reportedly reached 50 to 60 feet in height. An update from Hillsborough County Fire Rescue after 10:30 said no personnel […]

Fire damages WA chipping plant

OROVILLE — An early morning fire Thursday caused significant damages to the Zosel Lumber’s chipping plant at 659 Jennings Loop Road in Oroville. Fire Chief Rod Noel said the building was fully involved when firefighters were called to the 6:35 a.m. blaze. It occurred not at Zoesel’s main lumber mill, but at its chipping facility […]

PA Industrial Building Fire Called Suspicious

ALIQUIPPA (KDKA) – Firefighters battled an early morning industrial fire in Beaver County, and now we’ve learned that the blaze may have been intentionally set. Smoke poured out of the building on Steel Street in the Aliquippa Industrial Park around 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters were initially kept out of the building because of several small […]

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