Incident number: 2019-2179
Type of emergency: Structure Fire
Incident date: 4-16-19
Alarm time: 9:28 a.m.
Address/location: 425 Porter Street
Probable cause (if known): Machine Malfunction
Structure type: Large Manufacturing Plant
Construction type: Concrete and Steel
Location/extent of damage: Isolated to cereal hopper and one transfer pipe
Hazardous materials involved: None
Specialized rescues: None
Vehicles involved, if any: None
Other information: Fire units Engine 2, Rescue 3, Rescue 4, Engine 5, Truck 6, Squad 6, and Car 3 were toned to respond to a large manufacturing plant. On initial arrival personnel from the plant met firefighters to escort them to the location of the fire. Two fire crews reported that a cereal bin was on fire because of a buildup of rice oil. Fire crews quickly contained the fire to the bin and performed fire control and overhaul. Nobody was injured.