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News : Trenton Firefighters Respond To Fire At Old Hospital
Posted by Randy on 2014/4/8 6:20:00 (1746 reads) News by the same author

Trenton firefighters were sent to the old Wright Memorial Hospital building on East 1st Street late yesterday afternoon Monday when a a cutting torch being used on an I-beam caught wood, insulation, and other flammable materials on fire.
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Upon arrival at 701 East 1st Street, Lieutenant Mike Moore said fire and heavy smoke was coming from the station two west wing. Fire was contained to the west wing and was brought under control approximately 30 minutes after the time of the 5:30 pm alarm. No injuries were reported.

Cause of the fire was determined as slag from a cutting torch used by the demolition crews that went into combustible material and ignited portions of the west wing.

Firefighters returned after 8 o'clock last night when the fire re-kindled. Moore said the demolition crew was called back to the scene to tear out some walls in the effort to extinguish fire. Firefighters were at the scene about 90 minutes on both occasions. Grundy County Rural Fire Protection district assisted at the scene.

Earth Works of Higginsville was listed by the fire department has the company working on demolition.

The former hospital building is owned by the J-B Wright Trust with Citizens Bank and Trust as the controller.

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