Dumpster fire at JSMC prompts evacuation

LIMA — Firefighters were dispatched to Joint Systems Manufacturing Center Wednesday evening in response to a report of a fire, according to the Shawnee Township Police Department.

The Shawnee Township Fire Department received the call about the fire at 8:15 p.m. and arrived on scene four minutes later. The fire was reported to be in a trash dumpster on the west side of Building 147. The situation was contained within a half hour, according to the police department.

The fire prompted a precautionary evacuation at the tank plant, but no injuries were reported.


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