NASA Glenn Research Building Sustains Fire Damage | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 02.01.16

Airborne 02.02.16

Airborne 02.03.16

Airborne 02.04.16

Airborne 02.05.16

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 02.01.16

Airborne 02.02.16

Airborne 02.03.16

Airborne 02.04.16

Airborne 02.05.16

Fri, Jun 15, 2007

NASA Glenn Research Building Sustains Fire Damage

Building 11 Foam Insulation Burns During Renovation

Fire broke out at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Glenn Research Center in Brooke Park, OH, Wednesday.

Officials said foam insulation caught fire in Building 11 about 8:45 a.m., the deicing research building, ONN affiliate WEWS reported. Firefighters said the foam burned away from the walls, leaving the steel building frame. The fire was quickly extinguished.

No injuries were reported and no damage estimate was immediately available, according to the Zanesville Times-Recorder.

Office employees working in the building were evacuated safely, said Glenn spokesman John Hairston.

"Any fire is a big fire around a testing facility," Hairston said. "In these situations, our Number One priority is safety."

The 40-year-old building was in the process of being renovated and officials are reportedly investigating the possibility that a welding torch may have contributed to the blaze.

NASA Glenn has more than 1,667 employees and about 1,450 contract employees. It consists of 24 major facilities and handles work on the module that powers the crew exploration vehicle schedule to replace the space shuttle.

The work being done to support the current shuttle flight was not affected, according to the Associated Press.

FMI: www.grc.nasa.gov

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 02.03.16: SAE Boss Resigns, Zero Flies In Japan, Diamond Builds Dornier

Also: Transgender Pilots, Upset Prevention and Recovery, Southwest Airlines, FedEx, GE Cuts Jobs, Joint Base Lewis-McChord The Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo faced some tough cha>[...]

Airborne 02.04.16: ATC Privatization Fears Mount, PK Floats, IFD440 Update

Also: RIP Roger Boisjoly, Let Bob Fly, 1st Legacy 500, AZ Sales Tax Exemption, Hartzell 5-Blades, Air Transat, Pro Line Fusion Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman >[...]

Airborne 02.04.16: ATC Privatization Fears Mount, PK Floats, IFD440 Update

Also: RIP Roger Boisjoly, Let Bob Fly, 1st Legacy 500, AZ Sales Tax Exemption, Hartzell 5-Blades, Air Transat, Pro Line Fusion Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman >[...]

AeroSports Update: EAA Chapters & Schools Building Together

When Local Communities And Those Who Love Recreational Aviation Get Together, Good Things Can Happen In a recent posting on The Zenith Aircraft Builders And Flyers Blog, Rebecca Ri>[...]

AD: Bombardier, Inc. Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2016-02-05 PRODUCT: Certain Bombardier, Inc. Model BD-100-1A10 (Challenger 300) airplanes.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2016 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC