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CFR responds to fire at Amazon warehouse in Campbellsville

By Chris Taylor, Chief
Campbellsville Fire-Rescue

On Thursday, November 12, 2020, at 11:46amET, the Taylor County Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a fire alarm at Amazon.com on South Columbia Avenue in Campbellsville. Campbellsville Fire Rescue responded for automatic aid. Upon arrival firefighters were advised that there was some type of fire in a room and the fire suppression system was actived.

Firefighters investigated and found there was a battery system on a Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) that was on fire and the halon fire suppression system activated extinguishing the fire. Firefighters checked for fire extension and evacuated smoke and halon compound from the room. The damage was contained to the battery system. No civilian or firefighter injuries were reported.

14 Firefighters were on scene, assisting by Campbellsville Taylor County EMS, and the Campbellsville Taylor County Emergency Communications Center.




This story was posted on 2020-11-12 16:42:04
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