Category Archives: Manufacturing

Hawkesbury, ON, Canada – Fire at thermoplastics manufacturing plant contained with help from sprinkler system

There was a minor fire at the Prémoulé thermoplastics plant on Tessier Street in Hawkesbury last Friday evening. According to the Hawkesbury Fire Department, the call arrived at 9:14 p.m. and the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Hawkesbury, ON, Canada – Fire at thermoplastics manufacturing plant contained with help from sprinkler system”

Bowling Green, OH – Fire in large manufacturing facility extinguished by sprinkler system

A fire in a compressor at a Bowling Green business caused the evacuation of the building. The Bowling Green Fire Division was called to Vehtek, 2125 Wood-Bridge Blvd., at 12:56 p.m. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Bowling Green, OH – Fire in large manufacturing facility extinguished by sprinkler system”

Harrisburg, PA – Sprinkler system limits spread of fire in exhaust stack at industrial facility

A Wednesday last night fire at a Harrisburg industrial site damaged a roof and exhaust stack, but no one was injured as a result of the blaze. That is according to Harrisburg … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Harrisburg, PA – Sprinkler system limits spread of fire in exhaust stack at industrial facility”

Winona, MN – Fire at manufacturing plant contained by sprinkler system; No injuries reported

A pallet loaded too close to a radiant heater in the storage shipment area of Behrens Manufacturing caught fire early Friday morning, triggering three sprinkler heads and causing some structural and water … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Winona, MN – Fire at manufacturing plant contained by sprinkler system; No injuries reported”

Rockford, IL – Fire at machining manufacturer is doused by sprinkler system

A local business' sprinkler system prevents thousands of dollars of damage after an early morning fire. The blaze broke out at Barnes International on Chestnut Street shortly before 1:00 last Wednesday … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Rockford, IL – Fire at machining manufacturer is doused by sprinkler system”

Elkhart, IN – Sprinkler system kept fire from spreading at chemical distribution center

Officials with the Elkhart Fire Department said that no cause was determined during their investigation into an early morning fire at EMCO Chemical Distribution Center on Friday.

Firefighters … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Elkhart, IN – Sprinkler system kept fire from spreading at chemical distribution center”

New Hamburg, ON, Canada – Sprinkler system extinguished fire at factory; No injuries reported

Fire crews responded to a factory in New Hamburg Saturday afternoon.

One person was inside the Eurocan Pet Products building when firefighters from New Hamburg and Baden showed … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “New Hamburg, ON, Canada – Sprinkler system extinguished fire at factory; No injuries reported”

Cape Girardeau, MO – Sprinkler system activated for semi-truck fire at Buzzi Unicem; No injuries reported

Cape Girardeau and Scott City firefighters responded to a fire Friday night at the Buzzi Unicem Alternative Fuels facility in south Cape Girardeau.

Upon arrival just after 8 … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Cape Girardeau, MO – Sprinkler system activated for semi-truck fire at Buzzi Unicem; No injuries reported”

Columbus, IN – Sprinkler system activates in fire at aluminum plant; Assists firefighters in controlling blaze

Columbus firefighters battled an early morning industrial fire at Nikkei MC Aluminum America Inc. in bitterly cold temperatures Tuesday morning. Firefighters were sent to the manufacturing facility at 6875 Inwood Drive at … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Columbus, IN – Sprinkler system activates in fire at aluminum plant; Assists firefighters in controlling blaze”