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Posted on: April 16, 2019

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Kellogg's plant fire

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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 

Occupied? Yes 

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 

Injuries: None
Fatalities: 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.

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