Manufacturing News / Industrial Safety

Dust collection unit causes fire at Illinois facility

By The Daily Herald

Nov 18, 2019

A mechanical failure in a dust collection unit apparently sparked a fire Friday afternoon at Laser Technologies Inc. at 1120 Frontenac Road in Naperville, Illinois, authorities said.

No injuries were reported.

Firefighters said they responded at 2:31 p.m. to a 911 call from an employee about a fire in the rear of the commercial building. The first crews arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the one-story structure.

To learn more, read "No injuries in fire at Naperville business" from the Daily Herald.