Dust Collector Failure Starts Fire at Medical Device Plant

A local news website reported that crews were sent to the Zimmer Biomet plant in Warsaw, IN early Friday morning.

John S. Forrester, former Managing Editor

August 26, 2022

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A failure in a dust collection system ignited a fire at the Zimmer Biomet medical device facility in Warsaw, IN in the early hours of Friday morning, according to a report by InkFreePress.com.

Crews from several fire departments were called to the site around 1 a.m. and were able to contain the flames by 2:40 a.m., coverage by the local news organization said. Firefighters disassembled pipes connected to the dust collector and put them back together during the incident.

A fire official told InkFreePress.com that an equipment failure caused the blaze.

Zimmer Biomet is a supplier of musculoskeletal healthcare solutions. The firm’s corporate headquarters is also located in Warsaw.

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John S. Forrester

former Managing Editor, Powder & Bulk Solids

John S. Forrester is the former managing editor of Powder & Bulk Solids.

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