Plastics Facility in Flames

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 07:08 PM gHale


Firefighters battle a fire at Beckett & Beckett, a plastics fabrication company, in Orange County, CA.
Photo by Eric Williams

Firefighters from multiple departments battled a fire at an Orange County, CA, plastic fabrications business Friday.

The call came in at 6 p.m. saying a fire was burning at Beckett & Beckett on South Highway 87, just north of the Orange County airport.

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A large plume of thick black smoke could be seen for miles as crews from the City of Orange Fire Department, Orange County ESD #2 and the city of West Orange Fire Department battled the blaze.

Flames broke out in a container of rubber synthetic and spread to a nearby 18-wheeler, a fire official said. 

There were no injuries in the incident.



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