Fire Breaks Out at Metal Shredding Facility

By Scott Sarvay

December 19, 2012 Updated Dec 19, 2012 at 5:31 PM EST

Kendallville, Ind. (www.incnow.tv) - Fire crews responded to a fire and explosion at Metal Shred Industries in Kendallville Wednesday afternoon.

An initial investigation indicates that a fire and explosion occurred a debris catcher near the rear of the factory.

The fire was able to be contained due to the design of the machinery but the explosion itself caused damage to other machinery.

Multiple fire departments responded to the facility.

No injures are reported and the shock wave of the explosion could be felt two-miles away.

What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet

© Copyright 2015, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.