Archive for June, 2012

IES Responds to Three Storage Tank Emergencies in Seven Days

Baton Rouge, LA — In a seven day period this June, IES responded to and managed three major events for industrial customers in Louisiana. On the evening of June 7th, IES was called out to a major industrial fire at Rain CII, where a wooden roof covering a large amount of calcined coke was ignited by lightning, collapsed and caught the coke on fire, which then burned at up to 1,200 degrees Farenheit. IES personnel were onsite that night, fighting the fire in cooperation with other responders with an IES quick attack unit, foam, rescue and command trailer and then providing around-the-clock…

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