Plainwell Chemical Fire Rekindles, Evacuations Underway

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06-25-13 Plainwell explosion 01 Fire team DeWolf

Fire team on scene. (Shaun DeWolf)

1:20AM UPDATE: A FOX 17 crew at the scene says there were two more explosions heard.  There is a lot of smoke in the area.

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PLAINWELL, Mich. – The following news release was sent to FOX 17 from the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department.

News Release
Allegan County Sheriff’s Office
 
Date:                June 24, 2013
 
Information:      RE: Evacuation of residences in the area of Drug and Lab Disposal, 331 Broad St. Reference to a Structure Fire at Drug & Lab.
 
Evacuation of residences in the area of Drug and Lab Disposal, 331 Broad St.
 
Police Agencies are evacuating 1/4 mile Northeast of the Drug and Lab facility.
Citizens and Businesses on these roads should evacuate:
Acorn St.
Second Division
Industrial Parkway
Lincoln Parkway
Wakefield St.
 
Plainwell High School Gymnasium is open for anyone being evacuated. Red Cross will be on scene assisting.
 
Any news responding to the scene, meet at Kenwood Street and Oak Street.
 
An updated/current news release will be provided at a later time.

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