For Immediate Release
City of Mattoon Firefighters responded to 4005 Dewitt Avenue American Select Tubing Tuesday evening April 3, 2018 for a fire in the flue system of the paint booth. First arriving crews noticed smoke coming from the roof. Once inside the fire crews encountered smoky conditions but were able to make their way to the flue system where they dismantled the system and extinguished the fire. Crews were also sent to the roof to check for extension.
Mattoon Fire crews were assisted by Charleston Fire RIT.
No injuries reported.
Time of Call – 1711 hours
Cleared – 1807 hours