News Video footage from ABC 7 Chicago show companies in Chicago working a 2-11 Alarm Fire on the roof of Blommers Chocolate Factory. More on the fire below with some images.
CHICAGO (WLS) –“Chicago Fire Department crews responded Tuesday afternoon to a 2-11 alarm fire on the roof of the Blommer Chocolate Company factory in the city’s Fulton River District neighborhood.The fire was struck at about 3:30 p.m. and no one was injured, fire officials said. It is the second fire at the chocolate factory in just 11 days.
Firefighters were called to the building at about 1:45 p.m. after receiving reports of a fire burning on the roof. Flames and smoke were visible from the area around a smokestack and catwalk on the top of the building.
Employees inside the factory said alarms went off and firefighters took over to put out the fire and then determine the cause.
“At this time we think it was a mechanical fire, we’re not sure. This building is full of mechanical machines for roasting cocoa and making chocolate,” said Tim Walsh, chief of safety for the Chicago Fire Department.”…Continue Reading Here