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Posted on: September 30, 2023

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Post cereal hopper fire

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Incident number: 2023-06780
Type of emergency: Incinerator/cereal hopper fire
Incident date: 9/26/2023
Incident time: 6:39 p.m.
Address/location: Post Cereal Company, Building No. 29, 365 Elm St.

Occupied? Yes
Owner: Post Cereals

Probable cause, if known: Cereal hopper fire
Structure type: NA
Construction type: NA
Estimated property damage: Unknown
Estimated contents damage: Burnt cereal
Location/extent of damage: Third floor in Building 29

Hazardous materials involved?: NA
Specialized rescues?: NA
Vehicles involved: NA

Injuries
None 

Fatalities
None 

Other information: Engine 3, Engine 1, and Car 3 were dispatched to a commercial fire alarm at Post Cereal's Building No. 29 at approximately 6:30 p.m. When Engine 3 arrived on scene, Post employees confirmed that a small fire was present on the building's third floor. 

Car 3 asked Fire Dispatch to tone all stations for additional resources. Engine 3 entered the building with tools and a high-rise pack to the third floor, and promptly dismantled the small cereal hopper, and extinguished the fire. Car 3 took command and Engine 1 assisted. 

Due to the quick work of Engine 3, no other resources were needed and all companies were released from the scene.

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