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Battle Creek firefighter injured in Motus machinery fire

Posted at 10:43 PM, Aug 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-17 22:43:57-04

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — One Battle Creek firefighter was injured in an effort to fight a structure fire at Motus Integrated Technologies.

The fire occurred at 2500 Logistics Drive just before 1:15 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Upon arrival, firefighters from the Battle Creek Fire Department found that a small fire had started in a manufacturing hopper while processing a type of insulation for automobiles.

The firefighters were able to contain the fire due to the suppression/sprinkler system on site.

One firefighter was sent to the hospital due to strenuous firefighting and heavy heat.

The firefighter's health status is unknown at this time.