Incident number: 2019-2772
Type of emergency: Structure Fire
Incident date: 5-13-19
Alarm time: 7:01 p.m.
Address/location: 425 Porter Street – Kellogg Company plant
Probable cause (if known): Machine malfunction
Structure type: Large manufacturing plant
Construction type: Concrete and steel
Location/extent of damage: Isolated to cereal dryer
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 dryer was on fire. Fire crews quickly contained the fire to the dryer and checked for extension. The cause of the fire is being investigated by plant officials. Nobody was injured.