On The Job - Texas: Multiple Alarms, Multiple Challenges at Belton Factory Fire

Jay K. Bradish details the numerous challenges facing firefighters fromthe beginning of the incident, including the potential for wall collapse and a sizable fuel load of flammable liquids and hazardous materials in a facility that made and sold library...


Multiple Alarms, Multiple Challenges at Belton Factory Fire On Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, a four-alarm fire destroyed the Indeco Sales and Maco Manufacturing facility in Belton, TX. The 106-employee company manufactured and sold library equipment and classroom furniture. The large, century-old...


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JAY K. BRADISH/IFPA, Firehouse® news editor, is a former captain in the Bradford Township, PA, Fire Department. He has been a volunteer firefighter and fire photographer for more than 25 years.