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Posted on: February 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] No injuries in Rosler Metal Finishing fire

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Incident number:  2019-1035
Type of emergency:  Commercial building fire
Incident date: 2/19/2019
Alarm time:  8:48 a.m.
Address/location:  311 Armstrong Road  

Occupied?  YES
Owner:  Undetermined  

Probable cause (if known):  Undetermined at this time
Structure type:  Commercial metal finishing factory
Construction type:  Masonry and metal
Estimated property damage:  unknown
Estimated contents damage:  unknown
Location/extent of damage:  Back storage area  

Hazardous materials involved:  Yes
Specialized rescues:  None
Vehicles involved, if any:  None  

Injuries:  None  
Fatalities:  None  

Other information:  Rosler Metal Finishing had a fire in the back storage area, in a dumpster. A bucket of epoxy resin was involved in the fire – this does not cause a danger to the community. The fire was quickly extinguished by Veterans Affairs Fire Rescue 20 and BCFD Rescue 4. BCFD responded with 19 personnel, two administrative personnel, and a battalion chief. VA Fire responded with automatic mutual aid, with four personnel.  The main challenge was ventilation of the smoke in the building.

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