A diesel pump factory is back up and running a day after a fire broke out there.
A representative with the company contacted WITN and says that Stanadyne is back up and operational.
The official says that contractor was placing a fire suppression system on a filtration system, and that when it was being drilled into there were sparks. When the system was turned on, it caused heavy smoke.
We're told 4 people who were said to be injured only needed to use some oxygen provided by the fire department.
Officials say that their paramount concern is the safety of their employees.
Officials say four people were treated following injury from a fire that sparked at a diesel pump factory in the east.
Jacksonville Fire Marshall John Reed says that the fire started at Stanadyne at 425 White Street during the installation of a fire suppression system right around 3:30 Saturday afternoon.
Reed says that contractors had turned on a filtration system and soon thereafter says that it started smoking heavily.
4 people suffered smoke inhalation and were treated and released from the scene.
It’s the 11th fire to happen at that plant in the past 2 months, according to Reed.
The Jacksonville Fire Department arrived and was able to put out the flames.