fire flames badge 300MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/26/13) – At approximately 1:10 p.m. yesterday afternoon, Monday, March 26, Madisonville Fire Department (MFD) responded to an alarm call at GE Aircraft Engines plant on Nebo Rd.
 
GE Human Resource Leader Becky Lingo gave available details on the incident and explained that an employee pulled an alarm in the plant after detecting smoke in the Northwest corner of the facility. GE Madisonville's Incipient Fire Brigade immediately responded and extinguished a small equipment fire just as MFD arrived.
 
All of the employees safely evacuated the building in orderly time during the incident. There were no injuries reported, however, there was some minor equipment damage to a laser machine.
 
MFD gave the "All clear" signal at 2:00 p.m. allowing all of the employees to return to the inside facility.
 
Lingo stated that the cause of the fire is still unknown and is being investigated.
 
Jessica Frodge
SurfKY News
Information provided by Becky Lingo
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11926

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7500

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5781

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4871

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4105

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11926

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8803

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 4105

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 1120

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1116

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1067

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1049

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 1014

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 955

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 948

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 937

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 928

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News