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Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Release: Lebanon firefighters respond to a fire at Entek manufacturing plant

Press release notice
News Release from Lebanon Fire District
Posted on FlashAlert: November 16th, 2021 5:33 PM

Today at 0952 am the Lebanon Fire District responded to a Fire at Entek manufacturing plant. On arrival, responding units were advised that a blender containing battery separation products had ignited and employees were attempting to put the fire out. Firefighters deployed hose lines and successfully extinguished the fire. After investigation, it was determined that previous maintenance was done on the blender, and the mixing unit wasn’t restarted causing the product to overheat and ignite. 12 units from Lebanon, Albany, and Tangent responded to the fire with 23 personnel.

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