Breaking: Fire Crews Called to GM Lordstown Assembly
Local media crews reporting multiple fire departments responding to Lordstown complex.
January 4, 2013
According to local affiliate coverage in the Lordstown, Ohio area, multiple fire crews have been dispatched to General Motors' Lordstown assembly plant. No details are known at this time, other than that police scanners have reported a structural fire at around 9:00 PM local time.
The plant has been on holiday shutdown since prior to Christmas.
LINKA dispatcher at the Lordstown police department said several people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
Sources said the fire is in the final line area of the plant. The plant is still closed for the holidays, but there are maintenance workers at the plant.