Popular Mechanics, “A Plastic Warehouse in West Virginia Has Been Burning for a Week”

By October 27, 2017 PVC News No Comments

Until six days ago, the Intercontinental Export Import warehouse in Parkersburg, West Virginia, was home to a wide variety of plastics including PVC, fiberglass, and Teflon for a wide range of companies. Now the building is home to a giant, raging inferno that shows no signs of stopping.

It’s unclear how the fire started on Saturday morning, but it quickly grew out of control, engulfing the building and resisting all attempts to put it out. Although firefighters have been on the scene since the beginning, the most they can do is keep it from spreading to other buildings and watch mystery chemicals go up in smoke.

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