Powder & Bulk Solids is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

firefighter-848346_1920.jpg Image courtesy of Pixabay
Representative image

Conveyor Fire at Eaton Corporation Plant in Arkansas

A fire broke out on a conveyor belt at the Eaton Corp. rubber plant in Mountain Home, AR on Thursday.

Firefighters were dispatched to the Eaton Corporation rubber plant in Mountain Home, AR on Thursday after a fire ignited in a piece of equipment at the facility, accounting to a report by a local radio station.

A Mountain Home Fire Department spokesperson told KTLO that 600-800 lb mass of raw rubber caught on fire on a conveying belt. 18 firefighters worked for about an hour and a half to douse the flames.

The station did not have information on the cause of the blaze or the amount of damages it caused. No injuries were logged during the incident, the radio station said.

Eaton is a provider of power management technologies and services.

Hide comments
account-default-image

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish