Fire at Nichols facility causes ‘minimal’ damage

May 07, 2013 | 05:20 PM | Michael Cowden

Tags  Nichols Aluminum, Quanex Building Products, Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District, Fred Kruger, fire, Lincolnshire, Illinois, finishing aluminum

CHICAGO — A fire in an external wall at Nichols Aluminum LLC’s Lincolnshire, Ill., facility was quickly extinguished and production was largely unaffected, according to a local fire chief.
The blaze broke out at about 9:20 am local time May 7. Fire crews responded within two minutes, and the blaze was extinguished by approximately 9:40 am, Fire Chief Fred Kruger of the Lincolnshire-Riverwoods Fire Protection District told....

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