Fire at East Alton ammunition plant overnight

News
This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Data pix.

EAST ALTON, IL (KTVI)- A two-alarm fire early Sunday at an East Alton ammunition plant required the help of several departments to control the flames. The fire started in a maintenance building at the Olin Corporation’s Winchester Division, located at 600 Powder Mill Road, around 3:00am. Seven fire departments responded to the scene.

One of those, the Bethalto Fire Department, says that the fire was brought under control around 7:30am and that no one was injured.

The Olin Corporation is a manufacturer of ammunition, chlorine, and sodium hydroxide. It is headquartered in Clayton, Missouri.

Data pix.

FOX 2 Newsletters

Sign up for a newsletter from FOX 2 to get updates about news and weather. We offer daily headlines, breaking news, severe weather, and forecast emails.

Popular

Latest News

More News