UPDATE: GM confirmed an incident at its Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant. Here’s the entire statement: “Lansing Grand River Assembly Body Shop experienced a thermal event today in a support area. Out of an abundance of caution the Body Shop was evacuated. Everyone is safe and back to work in the Body Shop.”
LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) — The Lansing Fire Department confirms it responded to a fire at GM’s Lansing Grand River Assembly plant.
The department said there was a mechanical fire involving the air handling unit in the welding area of the plant around 10:30 on Thursday morning. By mid-afternoon, there was no sign of a fire or fire response at the plant.
The fire did lead to the sprinkler system being activated. When fire crews arrived they helped with the fire and venting of the building. Fire crews also assisted with evacuating workers from the building.
At this time there is no cause of the fire and no one was injured.