Friday, 21 June 2013 - 07:34
Factory Catches Fire in Oisterwijk
Officials say that a firelighting block factory in Oisterwijk caught fire before dawn. Zach Dischner/flickr The factory manufactures firelighting blocks for campfires and food grills. The city’s website said it has not been easy to put out the fire. The city, which is southeast of the Netherlands, said the flames were still strong, creating a large amount of smoke several hours since it started. “The fire is under control, but we cannot yet give the signal that we have mastered it,” a statement said about the fire. There were no casualties and an investigation is still ongoing.