Firefighters Save Iowa Manufacturing Plant

Wed, 04/07/2010 - 4:28am

FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say quick action by firefighters prevented a disaster at a Fort Madison company.

Crews managed to contain the fire to the room where it started early Tuesday at the Gregory Design and Manufacturing plant.

The company designs and produces flat and automotive glass racks.

Fire Chief Joey Herren says firefighters were called to the company shortly after 4 a.m. When they arrived, heavy smoke was pouring out of the building.

Crews found the fire in a paint booth area and quickly put it out.

No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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