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Ames Factory Fire in Parkersburg, WV

The Calwell Practice is investigating claims stemming from the Ames Factory Fire in Parkersburg, West Virginia


Ames Factory Fire

The fire started in an industrial warehouse in the early morning hours of October 21, 2017

The Governor has declared a state of emergency, citing poor air quality and the need for further resources to address the fire and conduct further pollutant testing.

The West Virginia DEP has repeatedly fined the owner of the warehouse over the past several years for violations.

Public officials produced a list identifying materials potentially inside the burning warehouse complex:

  • PVC
  • Nylon
  • Carbon black
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Fiberglass
  • Formaldehyde
  • Teflon
  • Styrene

What Can You Do?

If you or your family live in Parkersburg, Belpre, Williamstown, or surrounding areas impacted by the Ames Factory Fire, contact our office to learn about important legal rights.

Our attorneys are available to speak with you at 304-343-4323 (or toll free at 800-876-5529) about any legal questions you may have. You may also contact us by email at [email protected]

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More Info

The following are links to news articles with more information about the fire.

Charleston Gazette Mail

WCHS-TV

WV Public Broadcasting

City of Parkersburg

WV DEP