Fire damages WestRock warehouse in Aurora, Illinois
October 18, 2018
AURORA, Illinois (From news reports) -- A fire broke out around 8 a.m. Wednesday at a WestRock facility near Aurora's East Side.
Fire crews responded to WestRock after one of the machines on the second floor ignited in the plant, said Aurora Fire Department spokesman Capt. Jim Rhodes. One employee was injured and treated on scene. The employee declined to be taken to the hospital, Rhodes said.
The fire spread to parts of the roof and took around one hour for crews to halt.