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Fire at Sivyer Steel

August 1, 2012


SUBJECT: Fire at Sivyer Steel


At approximately 7:28 p.m. tonight Scott Emergency Communication Center received a 911 call concerning a fire at Sivyer Steel, 225 33rd Street, Bettendorf.  When firefighters arrived on scene, heavy black smoke was coming off the roof of a sand silo.  The fire was in the rafters and contained to the sand silo.  The fire was under control at 7:48 p.m. and the fire was out at 9:56 p.m. 


The railroad tracks were closed for approximately two hours.


Bettendorf, Rock Island Arsenal, and Riverdale fire departments were on scene, along with Medic.  There were no injuries.


The fire is under investigation.  No damage estimate is available.


No further information is available at this time.