Green Bay Fire: Georgia-Pacific’s Broadway St. Mill

Incident Date:  7/30/2015                                                                  

Incident Type: Structure Fire

Incident Address: 1919 S. Broadway St.

Incident Time:  09:19

Incident Description: Fire in walls of building under renovation

Cause of Fire:  Sparks during demolition

Estimated Dollar Loss: $200,000

Injuries: 2 firefighters transported to the hospital for heat related injuries

Additional Information:  Internal demolition in a building at Georgia-Pacific’s Broadway St. Mill sparked a fire in the buildings insulation.  3-alarms were struck due to the difficulty in gaining access to the fire in the walls.   It took 60 firefighters just over 4 hours to extinguish the fire.  GBMFD was assisted by crews from Howard, Ashwaubenon and DePere Fire Departments.

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