Archive for May2013

Fire destroys AL businesses

OULTON, AL (WAFF) – One business was destroyed and two others heavily damaged in a fire Thursday morning. The owner of Suzette Michelle Boutique said she smelled smoke in the back of her shop around 7 a.m. and went to check it out. She saw smoke, grabbed her 7-year-old daughter and got out of the […]

All clear after 6-hour industrial fire in Ontario

A massive industrial fire at a plastic recycling facility in Windsor, Ont., led the mayor to declare a state of emergency for an area of the city Tuesday afternoon. Mayor Eddie Francis told residents in the city’s west end to stay indoors, close their windows and not use air conditioning after a recycling facility caught […]

Fire at UK chipboard factory under control

A fire which ripped through a timber processing plant in Northumberland has been brought under control. The blaze at Egger’s Hexham plant on the banks of the River Tyne began at about 22:30 BST on Sunday and at its height was attended by 60 firefighters. The factory which makes wood products – mainly chipboard and […]

Paper mill roof fire sends WI firefighter to hospital

A Green Bay firefighter was hospitalized for dehydration Monday afternoon in connection with a roof fire at Procter & Gamble on the city’s northeast side. The fire was reported at 1:27 p.m. at a paper mill building at 501 Eastman Ave., fire battalion Chief Ed Jarosz said. Wood portions of the building were on fire […]

None injured in blaze on Indiana courthouse square

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Saturday, May 18, 2013 ~ By JARED JERNAGAN and JOYCE ORLANDO, Banner Graphic writer A downtown blaze occupied much of Friday morning for Greencastle and other area firefighters.A total of 97 emergency responders from 18 agencies helped fight a fire that damaged approximately half of a city block on Washington Street. At 7:21 a.m. Putnam […]

Candle factory destroyed by fire in KY

var p = new anv_pl_def();p.loadVideoWithKey(“eyJtIjoiR1JUViIsInAiOiIxMSIsInYiOiIyNjAyODkyIn0=”); LIBERTY, Ky. (WKYT) – We’re continuing to track the investigation into what caused a fire that destroyed a southern Kentucky business. Casey County firefighters say the flames were especially difficult to put out because of what was in the building. It was just before 7:00 Saturday morning when Susan Luttrell […]

Industrial fire not suspicious in MA

HUDSON, N.H. — The sprinkler system in an 83,000-square-foot industrial building did most of the work to douse a fire in a metal lathe Tuesday, but firefighters still had to contain water that was contaminated with oils used in the lathe. Firefighters quickly called for a second-alarm when they arrived at Omni Components Corp., 46 […]

Crews Back on Scene after Massive Ohio Factory Fire

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio — Fire crews are back on scene today after a massive three-alarm fire caused extensive damage to a former manufacturing facility in Willoughby Saturday. According to the Willoughby Fire Department, the building at 3911 Ben Hur Ave. was owned by DeMilta Iron and Metal. The fire was reported by several 911 callers at […]

Man arrested after fire at cannabis factory in UK

Fire crews were called out a terraced house in Meyrick Road at around 6.15am yesterday morning. The fire took place in an upstairs bedroom. A man, aged 36, and a 33-year-old woman were both treated for smoke inhalation at the scene. Police are investigating and officers were seen seizing a variety of items from the […]

Fire breaks out at abandoned NY factory

COLONIE — Dozens of firefighters knocked down flames at an old Colonie factory on Sunday afternoon. Crews were able to contain the fire to the just the second floor of the abandoned Al Tech Specialty Steel plant. Fire investigators at the scene said they still don’t know what sparked the fire. The factory sits on […]

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