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FRIGID FIRE: Possible gas leak leads to blaze at Viking Products

January 6, 2014

The ladder truck from Columbia City’s Fire Department battles a blaze from above at Viking Products Monday morning. Photo Courtesy of Smith Township Fire Department.

COLUMBIA CITY — Crews spent nearly five hours battling a blaze at a Whitley County factory Monday morning.

According to Whitley County Emergency Management Director Cathy Broxon-Ball, all nine Whitley County fire departments, along with three departments in Allen County, responded to a fire at Viking Products.

The company, which builds after-market exhaust products, is located on East Business 30, near the intersection with U.S. 30.

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