Fire hits Olin Brass casting facility

May 29, 2014 | 08:03 PM | Saranya Kapur

Tags  copper alloys, fire, Olin Brass Corp., East Alton, Ill. plant, casting facility, dust collector, investigation Saranya Kapur

NEW YORK — Olin Brass Corp. suffered a fire at its East Alton, Ill., casting facility May 29, a company spokesman told AMM.

An unmanned piece of equipment that collects dust generated by operations at the facility caught fire in the early afternoon, the spokesman said. The company’s on-site fire department....





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