Posted on 15/09/2020 in Building & Construction Fire Safety 2020
Amazon warehouse fire Redlands

A fire destroyed 55 000 m2 of Amazon warehouse, Redlands, California, June 5th with millions of dollars damages. The warehouse, operated by Kuehne+Nagel, who ship extra-large items to customers, was equivalent to nearly eight football fields, and stored large consumer items such as furniture and electrical apparatus. The fire caused collapse of sections of the concrete tilt-up building and destroyed several trucks. The around 100 people working in the warehouse escaped without injury. The cause of the fire and the apparent failure of the sprinkler systems is under investigation.

Redlands Daily

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