Small Fire Closes Dexstar Wheel Plant for Day
One person had to be taken to the hospital after a fire at Dexstar Wheel Co. in Elkhart, Ind., on Monday (April 18).
The first of calls went out a little after 2 p.m., WSBT-TV, South Bend, reported. A spokesperson for the RV supply firm said a first shift manager suffered smoke inhalation while making sure everyone got out.
They also said the fire started in a powder coat oven, but spread to roof insulation.
The facility closed down for the rest of the day for cleaning. Normal operations were expected to resume today.