Dust Blast at TX Toyota Site

Monday, September 24, 2018 @ 09:09 AM gHale

A dust explosion in a building on the Toyota campus on San Antonio’s South Side started a fire Thursday morning, officials said.

Firefighters got the call 9:55 a.m. in a manufacturing subsidiary on the Toyota campus, said San Antonio Fire Department spokesman Joe Arrington.

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Toyota has its own firefighters, who were assisted by 18 San Antonio firefighting units, including medics and a HazMat team.

No injuries were reported and the fire ended up quickly extinguished.

“Team member safety will remain our top priority while a cause is determined and the supplier evaluates a safe return to their production,” a Toyota spokesperson said in a statement.



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