June 13th, 2015
CC Veterinary Hospital is celebrating its 125th Anniversary today at the clinic.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” City and county officials hosted a press conference Saturday morning in the aftermath of a fire at a Columbia City factory.
Fire crews were alerted at 11:25 p.m. Friday of a fire at C&R Plating, located on Factory Avenue in southwest Columbia City.
The fire started in a dryer box at the factory, which contains several chemicals and machines for metal plating.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Fire Department got to work on fire suppression, as smoke and flames were shooting out of the windows and roof of the building.
Heavy fog shrouded Columbia City Saturday morning following a harried night due to a chemical fire at C&R Plating, 302 Factory Avenue on the city's southwest side, that forced the evacuation of residents in a 25-block area of the city.
That evacuation order was lifted about 4:30 a.m. Saturday and evacuees began drifting back to their residences.
Evacuation notices began about 11:55 p.m. Friday, according to Post & Mail reporters at the scene.
A shelter for evacuees was open at First Church of God, 1200 W. DePoy Dr., near U.S. 30 on the city's northwest side.
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Emergency officials were evacuating residents near C&R Plating on Columbia City's southwest side due to a chemical fire at the facility.
Notice began about 11:55 p.m. Friday. Post & Mail reporters are on the scene.
A shelter is open at First Church of God, 1200 W. DePoy Dr., near U.S. 30 on the city's northwest side.
Multiple fire departments are at the scene. A Fort Wayne HazMat team is now on the scene.
The Noble County Sheriff's Department is investigating a hold-up at the Hilltop Tavern near Big Lake.
Thousands of people turned out for the very first edition of CatCon Los Angeles. Attendees donned cat ears, lined up to shake paws with celebrity felines, and fawned over cat-centric arts, crafts and products.
â€¢A new restaurant is coming to Columbia City
â€¢Morsches parking woes
â€¢WCCS to save thousands
â€¢Col. City athletic team headed for state
â€¢Sunday church schedules
â€¢Group marches to Courthouse Square
Installation of new traffic lights have caused traffic back-ups on U.S. 30 this week. Work is expected to continue today.
Columbia City's boys golf team is headed to the state finals.