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 your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Ribbon Cutting for New Satellite Clinic Dec. 1

HENDERSON, Ky. (11/27/15) — Matthew 25 AIDS Services, Inc. invites the community to a ribbon cutting ceremony at their… Read More

Chamber provides Work-Based Learning Opportunities

GREENVILLE, Ky. (11/27/15) — Ezra Taylor is a recent graduate of the Muhlenberg Job Corps program who completed a… Read More

Most Read This Week

November 24, 2015 10093

Distillery to Operate in Old Graham School…

by SurfKY News
November 21, 2015 8806

Injuries Result from Beulah Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
November 23, 2015 7678

Relative Charged with Murder, Arson in Deaths of…

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 4713

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 24

by SurfKY News
November 24, 2015 3338

Man Injured When Vehicle Collides with Deer

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

November 17, 2015 16011

Ohio County Most Wanted - Top 10 - November 17

by SurfKY News
November 18, 2015 14516

Runaway Teen Returns on His Own

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

November 27, 2015 2492

Madisonville Man Charged with Attempted Murder…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 1313

First United Bancorp Set to Purchase Town &…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 974

Hooked on Science - Pinecone Hygrometer

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 842

Farm City Breakfast Recognizes Importance of…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 632

Webster County Man Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 506

Governor-Elect Bevin Names Two Key Appointments…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 445

Governor-Elect Bevin Names Chad Meredith Deputy…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 423

Kiewit Presents $23,255 to United Way of the…

by SurfKY News
November 27, 2015 346

Salvation Army Rings in Official Christmas…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News