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Crews Battle Plant Fire

Posted on: 11:47 am, January 3, 2013, by , updated on: 12:09pm, January 3, 2013

HAZLE TOWNSHIP — Firefighters in Luzerne County were called out Thursday to a plant that makes bottle caps.

The fire started around 9 a.m. at Silgan White Cap along Jaycee Drive near Hazleton.

The chief tells us he believes the fire started in an oven and spread to the ventilation system.

Workers did evacuate the building, but they are back inside.

The fire chief thinks business at the plant will be suspended while the mess is cleaned up.

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