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Fire at industrial business in Peterborough’s south end

Industrial fire on Jameson Drive in Peterborough
An early morning industrial fire broke out at Andridtz Hydro on Jameson Drive in Peterborough, Ont., on July 28, 2017

A section of the Peterborough’s south end remains closed following a fire in an industrial building on Jameson Drive early Friday morning.

The fire at Andritz Hydro was reported just before 5 a.m. Fire crews managed to get the blaze under control within 30 minutes.

The Austrian-based company specializes in new and refurbished hydroelectric generating stations. The plant in the Major Bennett Industrial Park opened in February 2014.

There are several other businesses in the park which were also evacuated due to extensive smoke.

There were no injuries. A damage estimate and cause of the fire have yet to be determined.

The Office of the Ontario Fire Marshal was on scene but is not investigating. Jameson Drive and Fisher Drive are closed.

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