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Industrial fireplace causes over $150K in damages to native Sidney enterprise – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio


May 26, 2023

SIDNEY — A industrial fireplace prompted over $150,000 in damages to a neighborhood Sidney enterprise Wednesday night.

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The Sidney Fireplace Division responded to a fireplace alarm within the 1200 block of Wapakoneta Avenue at 8:38 p.m., a spokesperson for the division mentioned.

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When firefighters arrived on scene, they discovered Elsner Portray, the native enterprise occupying the area, in flames. Lockington Fireplace, Anna Fireplace, and Piqua Fireplace subsequently assisted on this fireplace assault.

First responders pressured their method into the constructing by the principle door and initiated an inside fireplace assault whereas “concurrently positioning the aerial equipment to realize entry to the attic area,” the spokesperson mentioned.

AES and Middle Level have been requested to safe the utilities. As well as, The Salvation Military offered canteen companies for emergency personnel use.

As soon as firefighters extinguished the fireplace, a survey of the injury was taken, which purported $175,000 in estimated damages.

There have been no reported accidents from civilians or firefighters.

The Sidney Fireplace Division Fireplace Investigation Unit led the investigation into the fireplace’s trigger.