You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • Williams sobriety checkpoint scheduled
    The Ohio State Highway Patrol said today it is planning a sobriety checkpoint in Williams County on Saturday night.
  • Noble County man pinned by equipment dies
    A 72-year-old man died in Noble County on Thursday night after being pinned between a pan scraper excavator and a trailer, the Noble County sheriff's department said today.
  • Auditor who quit set for re-election
    Even though Whitley County’s auditor stepped down from her post this week amid a criminal investigation, she’ll still likely win re-election in November.
Advertisement

Equipment fire causes minor damage at Mullinix

A fire in electrical operating equipment Monday caused the evacuation of Mullinix Packages Inc., but the damage was minor and production has resumed, Fort Wayne firefighters said.

No one was injured.

Firefighters were called to the facility at 3511 Engle Road shortly after noon on a report of a building fire, the Fort Wayne Fire Department said in a statement.

Firefighters found light to moderate smoke in the building, and discovered the fire within a vacuum pump room in the facility, the statement said.

It said the fire was contained to that room, and was controlled within about 25 minutes.

No significant time was lost in the manufacturing process, the statement said. It said Three Rivers Ambulance Authority, Fort Wayne police and the Allen County Building Department assisted at the scene.

Advertisement