Advantage Metal Products Evacuated Friday During Fire

The fire started in a metal processing dust collector, according to fire officials.

Firefighters tackled a blaze at Advantage Metal 
Products at 7855 of South Front Road Friday morning, according to the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department. The fire was reported as being "in progress" at 10 a.m. 

Livermore Pleasanton Fire Battalion Chief Paul Legasa told Patch via, email:

"The business was occupied, and metal processing operations were in progress when a fire started in a metal processing dust collector. Upon the arrival of the first arriving engine companies, smoke had filled the large warehouse and was venting out of receiving dock roll up doors."

According to Legasa, the fire was extinguished within about 30 minutes and the damage was contained to the machinery where the fire started.

"The entire building, including an adjacent business, was  evacuated during the incident," Legasa said. "There were no injuries associated with this fire."


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