Green Bay – Structure Fire 7-19-16

Information From: Green Bay Metro Fire Department  Battalion Chief Drew Spielman

Incident Date: 7/19/2016
Incident Type: Structure Fire
Incident Address: 4xx S Broadway
Incident Time: 4:30PM
Incident Description: Fire in a commercial structure.
Cause of Fire: Under investigation by Fire Marshal Office
Origin of Fire: Near a paint booth.
Estimated Dollar Loss: $300,000
Injuries: 2 Civilians transported for observation
Number of People Displaced: 0

Additional Information: Fire crews were dispatched to 4xx S Broadway for the report of a fire in a spray booth. On arrival crews found heavy fire coming from a single story commercial structure. Crews performed an exterior defensive attack due to the roof caving in. The building housed various paints and lacquers. The Green Bay Fire Haz-Mat team was called to assist with run off and determine if materials were hazardous. Working with Green Bay Public Works it was determined that the run off was nonhazardous and posed no environmental hazard. Green Bay utilized the MABAS system and received help form DePere, Ashwaubenon, and Bellevue. Two workers were transported for observation and released from an area hospital. Crews remained on scene for nearly 4 hours.


Photo’s From The Scene: WGWI-PUBLICATIONS

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