At about 2:15 a.m., crews from the Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Protection District and Ceres and Modesto fire departments responded to a report of a structure fire at the plant on the 3000 block of Montpelier Road.… Continue Reading »
A late-morning fire at a Barcelona Nut Co. warehouse in Southwest Baltimore was quickly extinguished Tuesday, but city emergency officials were concerned enough to warn residents near the 500 block of Fulton Ave. who had nut allergies.
“Although we were unclear as to the amount of peanuts burning, we felt that it was worth a warning out of an abundance of caution,” said Connor Scott, spokesman for the city’s Office of Emergency Management.… Continue Reading »
The Fayetteville Fire Department responded to a fire inside the building at Tyson Food’s Inc. on S School Avenue. The fire happened at 3 p.m. inside the Mexican Original plant. Dispatchers and Firefighters said the sprinkler system was activated. Firefighters were on scene to help get the smoke out of the building. … Continue Reading »
Officials are investigating a fire at the PepsiCo Quaker Oats facility in Columbia Wednesday morning. Several employees called 911 around 6:25 a.m. to report a fire in a rice cake processing machine. They attempted to put the fire out with handheld extinguishers before evacuating the building.… Continue Reading »