Minor Fire at Cooper’s Melksham Plant - Tire Review Magazine

Minor Fire at Cooper’s Melksham Plant

(Clacton, U.K./Tyres & Accessories) Cooper Tire & Rubber Europe suffered a minor fire over the weekend of Mar. 4-5.

Five firefighters were taken to the hospital as a precaution after the fire at the company’s Melksham production facility.

Cooper’s Sarah McRoberts told Tyres & Accessories that the fire was successfully contained by the factory’s sprinkler system. Despite more than 35 firefighters attending, there were no serious injuries and business is reported to have been unaffected.

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