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Posted on: February 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in WKKI storage room fire

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Incident number: 2020-978
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 2/20/2020
Alarm time: 6:56 a.m.
Address/location: 2 E. Hamblin Ave. – W.K. Kellogg Institute 

Occupied? YES
Owner: Kellogg Co. 

Probable cause (if known): Undetermined
Structure type: Office/manufacturing building
Construction type: Masonry
Estimated property damage: Undetermined
Estimated contents damage: Undetermined
Location/extent of damage: Second floor storage 

Hazardous materials involved: None
Specialized rescues: None
Vehicles involved, if any: None 

Injuries: None
Fatalities: None 

Other information: The Battle Creek Fire Department responded to a reported fire on the second floor of the W.K. Kellogg Institute. Upon arrival we received reports of smoke and fire on the second floor, in the processing area. Crews were sent to the second floor and located a fire in a storage room. They had to cut open an overhead, rolling fire door to access it. The fire was extinguished quickly. No fire extension to any other parts of the building. There was smoke and water damage on the second floor. BCFD responded with four fire engines, two aerial fire apparatus, one fire rescue squad, and three command vehicles, for a total of 20 personnel, three chief officer, and the training officer.

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