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Posted on: July 31, 2020

No injuries in GPI roof fire

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Incident number: 04320
Type of emergency: Structure fire
Incident date: 7/30/2020
Incident time: 7:43 p.m.
Address/location: 79 E. Fountain St.

Occupied? YES
Owner: Graphic Packaging

Probable cause, if known: Electrical
Structure type: Factory
Construction type: Wood and steel
Estimated property damage: Unknown
Estimated contents damage: Unknown
Location/extent of damage: Roof and ceiling

Hazardous materials involved?: None
Specialized rescues?: None
Vehicles involved: None

Injuries
None 

Fatalities
None 

Other information: Car 3, Engine 2, Rescue 3, Rescue 4, Engine 5, Engine 6, Squad 4 and Squad 6 responded to a commercial fire alarm. Engine 2 arrived to find light smoke coming from the front of the building toward the roof line. Upon further investigation E2 found a small fire in the shingles of the roof. After much overhaul the fire was totally extinguished. No one was injured while on scene. The cause of the fire appears to be electrical. 

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