CHICAGO A fire at Alcoa Inc.s Howmet Alloy
Operations in Dover, N.J., has been extinguished, the company
told AMM Feb. 22.
Alcoa put out the small fire that broke out on the
morning of Feb. 22 and is investigating its cause, a
spokeswoman for the Pittsburgh-based aluminum producer said in
an e-mail to AMM.
Fire departments in Rockaway Township, Rockaway Borough and
Dover Township, all of New Jersey, also responded to the blaze,
the spokeswoman said.
There were no injuries, and operations have returned to normal,
according to the spokeswoman.
The Howmet plant supplies nickel- and cobalt-based superalloys
to several markets, including the aerospace, medical and
industrial sectors, according to Alcoas website.