Machinery Fire at CG Power

CG Power in Washington Industrial Park was evacuated on the morning of November 19, 2012 due to a machinery fire. The Washington Fire Department received the call around 8:00am after employees activated the automatic alarm. According to Chief Bill Halmich, the fire began when pressurized diesel used to test machinery ignited. The first alarm fire caused damage to the blaster machine, but no injuries were reported. Washington Fire Department had the blaze under control in about twenty minutes and left the scene around 9:30am.