Small fire at GE plant's Appliance Park; about 200 employees evacuated

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by WHAS11 News

WHAS11.com

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 12:26 PM

Updated Friday, Jul 8 at 3:34 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS)-  The fire broke out at General Electric’s Appliance Park just before 8 a.m. Friday at the facility on Buechel Bank Road.

Around 200 employees were evacuated.

The small fire sparked in an exhaust stack in Building 5 while crews were doing work to get the building ready to make the new refrigerators.

All employees were evacuated from the building and no one was hurt.

Crews were able to get the fire under control in about a half hour.

 

 

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