Fire safely extinguished at North Sails facility in Nevada

Published on January 14th, 2014

An early morning fire on Monday (Jan. 13) at the North Sails manufacturing plant in Minden, NV was quickly contained. Fire officials are calling it a “flash fire” that happened in a piece of manufacturing equipment. “Components of the equipment were damaged, but luckily the fire caused no collateral damage to the plant or surrounding equipment,” said Dan Neri, North’s Head of Design and Manufacturing. “All staff was safely evacuated, the fire contained, and damage minimized. It’s a credit to North Sails’ engineering and management staff, the agencies who support North Sails in a creating safety procedure, and the East Fork Fire Department.”

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