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

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

3/13 - 16

In Other News...

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/1/15) — The following fines were recently handed down in Muhlenberg District Court. Dustin Duncan,… Read More

Cadiz Police Arrest Report - March 31, 2015

CADIZ, Ky. (3/31/15) — The Cadiz Police Department released the following report. Officer Aaron Acree arrested William… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 6101

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5554

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5261

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5206

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 4898

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 24, 2015 4347

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 14250

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11707

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 31, 2015 2097

Man Charged for Driving While under Influence of…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 1327

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 31, 2015 1270

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 31, 2015 1002

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by Karen McKnight
March 31, 2015 968

Madisonville Police Reports Released - March 31,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 702

Glema Center April Schedule Features Jo Dee…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 650

Members from Madisonville Police, Hopkinsville…

by Abbie Darst
March 31, 2015 424

KSP Charges Henderson County Man with Possession…

by Kentucky State Police
March 31, 2015 405

United Way Honors Organizations, Businesses,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 31, 2015 394

Broken Egg Cafe to Open in Owensboro

by Amanda Gualtieri