Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow, KY

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March 24, 2013

2:55 AFTERNOON UPDATE: 911 reports

GLASGOW — 9:49 p.m. South Barren and Park City volunteer fire departments responded to a field fire at 1570 Millstown Road.

3:14 p.m. Austin Tracy and Haywood volunteer fire departments responded to a field fire on Old Scottsville Loop 2 Road.

9:37 a.m. Glasgow Fire Department and Barren-Metcalfe EMS responded to a fire at Dana Corporation. According to information from the fire department, personnel responded to 1320 West Main St., the address of Dana Corp., to a report of a fire in the building.

After arriving, firefighters found there was a fire in the exhaust duct from a fire that had originated in a press. The press takes hot metal blanks and forms the metal into a part. During this process, a spark ignited some dust. A couple of sprinkler heads tripped and had suppressed the main portion the fire.

Firefighters quickly doused the remaining hotspots. Firefighters were on the scene for about an hour. There were no injuries and the damage was contained mostly to the machine and duct work.

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