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UPDATE: Fire Reported at Alloys Plant in Mason County

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 3/11/11 @ 10:35 p.m.
NEW HAVEN, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Firefighters initially responded to a report of a fire with explosion at Felman Production along W.Va. Route 62, about 2 miles north of New Haven, according to a news release from the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department.

When they arrived, firefighters discovered a large structure on fire inside the alloy manufacturing plant, with flames and heavy smoke visible. Firefighters brought the fire under control by 8:30 p.m. Friday.

As noted earlier, two workers were transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by authorities with Felman Production.



ORIGINAL STORY
NEW HAVEN, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Emergency workers in Mason County dealt with a fire Friday night at Felman Production, county officials say.

Some sort of ignition at the plant resulted in a fire. A couple of workers were taken to the hospital with what are described as minor injuries.

The fire was reported about 8 p.m.

According to its website, Felman Production is a West Virginia-based producer of ferroalloys.


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