Buzzi Unicem Fire

Early Sunday morning, the Greencastle Fire Department responded to a fire at the Buzzi Unicem Facility.

The call came in around 5:40 a.m. and firefighters arrived quickly. Greencastle Fire Department received help from other Putnam County Fire departments, including Bainbridge, Cloverdale, Fillmore, Madison Township, Reelsville, and the Putnamville Correctional Facility. Putnam County EMS was also in site.

The fire was extinguished within an hour, though it would take another hour for the Greencastle Fire Department to return to the station.

Upon investigation, it was found that a conveyor in the Buzzi Unicem building had caught fire in two locations, both ground level and in an upper level. At this time, it is unknown what precisely caused the fire, it is still being investigated. The damage was contained to the conveyor.

There were no reported injuries.

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