UPDATE - The New York Mills Fire Chief says one worker at Whitcraft in Whitestown was transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation. The chief says he was trying to put the fire out using a fire extinguisher. It’s believed the fire started inside of a large press machine while work was being done on it. The fire was put out by firefighters using fire extinguishers.
WHITESTOWN, NY - A fire at a manufacturing company in Oneida County had firefighters busy for a while Friday morning.
Several agencies were called to a report of a fire at Whitcraft TECT Power on Halsey Road just before 8:00. The company manufactures aerospace components.
NewsChannel 2’s reporter on the scene saw only minor smoke coming from the back of the building.
No word yet on a cause, or if there were any injuries.
NewsChannel 2 has reached out to the New York Mills Fire Department for more information.