01/29/10 118 W, 1 I - + 12 - 4 Sunday's Major Fire in Catawba County


FireNews has posted photos of Sunday's major fire in Catawba County at a chemical company near Hickory. The pictures are from Brandon Greeson for the Catawba Valley Citizen, and includes a gallery of additional shots. More than 15 area fire departments-- Longview, Hickory, Icard, Lovelady, and Mountain View-- responded to the 26,000 square-foot commercial structure. Nearby residents reported an explosion about 8:00 p.m. Arriving units learned that the facility housed ethanol, methanol, and other extremely flammable chemicals. They kept the fire from spreading to that section of the building. Haz-mat crews were also called to the scene, to coordinate and supervise the clean-up. Read the entire article.
 


Brandon Greeson/Catawba Valley Citizen photo







  
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