Industrial Firefighting, News

Firefighters Battle Huge Fire at Shenandoah (PA) Plant

Fire crews responded to a huge early-morning fire at a former garment factory in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, according to reports.

The Shenandoah Sentinel reported that firefighters were called to the United Wiping Cloth factory around 4:00 a.m. A Mayday was reported transmitted on the fireground, however all personnel were accounted for, the report noted.

RELATED TRAINING

Initial Considerations for Industrial Attack

Commercial Building Fires: When To Go Defensive

Firefighters had to deal with freezing temperatures on scene, and strong winds and water supply issues were also a concern. Photos show flames tearing through the building.

FOX 56: Crews warn of potential building collapse during Shenandoah fire