Archive for October2013

Officials investigate silo fire

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BEAUFORT — State and local officials are continuing their investigation into the cause of a silo fire early Sunday at Atlantic Veneer, a manufacturing plant on Lennoxville Road east of town. The County Fire Marshal’s office, along with the State Fire Marshal’s office and the State Bureau of Investigation, are conducting a formal investigation into […]

Fire that destroyed Goshen business started with wood grinder

(Photo by WSBT) GOSHEN — A fire that destroyed a wood grinding business southwest of Goshen was caused by the company’s machinery, fire officials said. Ten fire departments were called at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, to Martin Animal Bedding, 21918 S.R. 119, on reports of a fire. Fire crews remained on scene for more […]

Early morning fire in CA destroys 2 commercial buildings

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Two buildings in a Coalinga commercial business complex were destroyed in an early morning fire causing at least $500,000 in loss and damages, a fire spokesman said. Twenty-one fire personnel from the Coalinga Fire Department, including crews from the Fresno County Fire Protection District, reported to the 6 a.m. fire in the 500 block of […]

13 Injured In Explosion And Fire At Alton Park Industrial Plant

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Light smoke coming out the bay door at Designed Alloy Products is the only visible sign of a serious explosion that occurred there earlier this morning. – photo by Bruce Garner An explosion and fire Friday morning at a foundry in South Chattanooga resulted in 13 workers being injured. At 7:28 a.m., 911 Communications received […]

6 injured in TN industrial fire, explosion

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CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) – UPDATE: Ten people checked into the hospital Friday after a fire and explosion at a downtown business. Crews responded to a fire and explosion at Designed Alloy Products on Alton Park Boulevard around 7:30 a.m. Friday. Officials say a furnace exploded inside the building. Six workers were injured in the fire. […]

Crews extinguish fire at Western Sugar plant

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Billings firefighters put out a small fire in the pulp-drying area of the Western Sugar beet plant at 3020 State Ave., on Friday morning. Fire Chief Paul Dextras said no one was injured, but three Western Sugar workers were examined for smoke inhalation at the scene by American Medical Response. The workers were OK, he […]

Blaze at Yuengling brewery in Tampa singes top of building

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  TAMPA — It took firefighters about an hour Saturday night to bring a blaze atop the Yuengling brewery under control, leaving a corner of the building charred black. The fire — in the 1950s-era brewery next to Busch Gardens — was still under investigation late Saturday night, according to Tampa Fire Rescue spokesman Henry […]

Roof fire at Nebraska meter plant

A fire temporarily interrupted work Friday morning at Elster American Meter when roof insulation caught fire. John Shrader, second assistant fire chief, said some insulation caught fire during roof maintenance at the property prior to 9:40 a.m. Employees evacuated just as practiced in a fire drill last week. There were no injuries and no significant […]

Firefighter injured at VA steel plant fire

PETERSBURG, Va. WTVR — Fire crews from Petersburg, Colonial Heights, and Prince George all responded to a large structure fire in Petersburg shortly before 8:30 p.m. The fire took place in the 3000 block of Halifax Road at the Industrial Galvanizers America steel plant. Sources say the fire started at the back of the building […]

Fire damages corn dryer

  HAVANA TOWNSHIP — A load of grain was lost after a fire started in a grain dryer on Tuesday morning, prompting a response from the Owatonna Fire Department. The fire was called in just before 9:15 a.m. Tuesday on the 8200 block of 18th Street Southeast, to the east of Havana Township. OFD Commander […]

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