Plastic factory on fire
Shirley

Hazleton, PA

#1 Aug 2, 2011
http://www.poconorecord.com/apps/pbcs.dll/art...
50 Fire Companies including Monroe County are on scene at Nicos Polymers,plastic factory off Bangor Road,broke out around 5:00a.m.It is out of control,by the looks of the black smoke going into the air not going to be a good thing.
cabin

East Stroudsburg, PA

#2 Aug 2, 2011
50??????????

My guess is that as usual they have a number on 'standby' to cover for the involved departments incase of other calls.

50 trucks would be hard to believe given 191 at that point.

“Not an Obumble Voter!”

Since: Dec 08

Bar Harbor, ME

#3 Aug 2, 2011
Plastics ARE the future.

:-)

Since: Sep 09

Effort

#4 Aug 2, 2011
I've been watching it all morning, saw it on the way in at around 0630-0700 and stopped at the fuel cell. Said it's a plastics recycling company that is on fire. From here at work it's about 3 miles [we are up high for this area] and the smoke goes from ground to the south west horizon, the sky down here is half blue in the east to gray/black to the west.
We won't be eating lunch on the patio today that's for sure, the smell is too strong and you can taste the air. I took the motorcycle today too.

Since: Sep 09

Effort

#5 Aug 2, 2011
The trucks really earning their keep are the tanker trucks bringing in water.

“Hmmmmmmmm!”

Since: Sep 09

Wilkes-Barre

#6 Aug 2, 2011
Jeff Woehrle wrote:
Plastics ARE the future.
:-)
The Graduate?
cabin

East Stroudsburg, PA

#7 Aug 2, 2011
"Coll was planning to close the Plainfield Township plant and open a new on in South Whitehall Township."

One way to close a plant I guess.

Since: Dec 09

Location hidden

#8 Aug 2, 2011
Ethnic lightning?

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