07/05/11 Grove City Cooper Industrial Commons Fire
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Location: Lincoln Avenue Grove City Mercer County
Around noon today, fire broke out at a warehouse facility on Lincoln Avenue in Grove City., just a few blocks from the college. It is being referred to as the old Cooper-Bessemer plant. It is now believed to be known as the Cooper Industrial Commons. A business occupying the area where the fire was is known as PA Equipment. After arriving on the scene within a half hour after the fire was called out, almost no smoke was visible. There was a tremendous amount of fire power called to the scene because the enormity of the structure. Additional crews were called so that the crews that fought the fire could be rotated because of the high temperatures and humidty.