Forest River fire Old U.S. 20

Around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Elkhart firefighters were putting out the remnants of a fire at a Forest River plant off Old U.S. 20 in Elkhart.

ELKHART — A fire at a Forest River plant Wednesday afternoon resulted in fire and water damage to the building but no injuries.

Battalion Chief Wade Snider said the fire was largely outside the building in some RV air conditioning units. In addition to those units, the fire at least damaged the wall that they were located next to, and the plant’s sprinkler system turned on automatically, causing some damage, according to Snider.

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fire111

That nice tan one you were issued!

Joe King

Tan one? I literally have no idea what you are rambling about? Please seek help.

sidearm

Blow it out your ear Joe, your brain knows better. Once again you attack but fail to answer my simple question. In other news the truth about the Russian bounties on American soldiers is coming out now, no evidence, just a media smear against a sitting president. How many times did reference This supposed fact in rants against Mr Trump. I don’t understand you Joe. You seem to want to be miserable, such a pity.

Joe King

Please turn Parler off....go back to oan or fox entertainment channel...

fire111

Never confront Joe with facts. He only understands fallacy. When confronted with science as in the fact that high speed rail cannot use freight rails.....he falls short again! Oh well. I guess a guy like Joe needs something to hang onto. Like his own comedy of dreams!

Joe King

Oh fire, again you put magical and fake words out there...just like drumpf..where did I say the bullet trains ride on the current rails? I think everyone knows they can..our infrastructure is crumbling even freight and amtrack have trouble on them. We need new and improved.. we need new bullet trains traveling 150mph+ to key selected large cities...so again, your answer is “your right Joe, we don’t have any bullet trains”. I wish the etruth would allow pictures so I can upload pictures to make it easier for you...

sidearm

Hey genius, what selected large cities would you like the trains to go to and from where? Have you really thought this through? As I said before, this may work for northeast and west coast but for the rest of the country not so much. California has been trying for decades to connect two cities and can’t get it done. Why is that Joe?

Graft, corruption, unions and the government is in charge. What could possibly go wrong.

Joe King

Sidearm is proof that change scares old people and they are content with 1950s technology.....going from horse and buggy, corded phone to cordless, people drinking out of the same water fountain must have been terrifying. We are still running on technology from the 1900s....we can’t improve if we are afraid of taking chances..

fire111

Joe! PLEASE!!! You lost all relevancy waaaaay back in July of, what, 2016? That jump suit makes you look younger!

Joe King

Jump suit? What are you talking about?focus...please try...focus

FlyNavy

Sidearm, Fire111 and Joe King. For the love of humanity and all that is good and holy, could you folks PLEASE take an extended time out from constantly insulting each other and voicing your childish rants? Your personal attacks mostly against each other are exhausting and are not helpful in any way. Find a corn field somewhere and yell insults at each other for as long as you want, but this isn't the place to do it. Thanks.

fire111

It's our Constitutional right to express our voices! Don't like it? Skip reading the forum! Easy peasy! And thanks for your input!

trawetst

"Fly"- I believe you just SAID what most are THINKING.

sidearm

My goodness Joe you are a proof that education alone does not make you smart. Bullet trains for the coast cities would be a good idea, for the rest of the country not so much. The La to SF train in California is a perfect example of why they won’t be successful. Over regulation, corrupt politicians and lack of funds are why. Democrats destroy most everything they touch. Just look at our southern border Mr. wear your mask in your car alone Joe. You are allowing infected people to be spread out around the country to spark another surge so the corrupt states can keep the shackles on the people.

fire111

Get out and check for yourself! Everyone is hiring!

fire111

Bullet trains? The one from San Fran to LA is in just Phase 1 at $80.3 according to the Pacific Research Institute (3/18/20)! latimes .com estimates well over $100 billion. High speed rail and cargo rail mostly can't use the same rails. High speed rails need to be canted for centrifugal reasons on huge arching curves! I know Joe... IT's science! If they were used the time lapsed between the 2 differing trains would be immense! As is rails like the "Chunnel" can only carry cargo at certain times and passengers at other times. Then there is this Joe! From the Environmental and Energy Study Institute....3/27/2018... The U S has reduced carbon output by 760 million tons since 2005. Almost as much as the whole of the European Union @ 770 million. All the while DemomRats like John Kerry fly private all over the world feeling SPECIAL!

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Joe King

So that’s a no...zero..we have no bullet trains...no high speed rail....wher multiple other countries do.....embarrassing...

fire111

Once again Joe don't know squat. Actually there is high speed rail on the east coast. But no 200 mph stuff! High speed trains can only travel on regular tracks @ less than 90MPH and usually around 78mph. To exceed 110mph requires closure of grade crossings! And to power these "bullets" overhead electric power is needed! Hmmm another problem! Eh Joe? Railways need to be completely redone so that "bullet" Joe wants, won't fly right off the curve. Huge curves taking up huge amounts of real estate would be needed. Closings those rail crossings would give Joe ANOTHER reason to complain. I guess we could built multi multi million $ overpasses or underpasses everywhere. That would be great! Eh Joe? Lots of trains run that main line through Goshen into the Elkhart yards EVERY day! Dozens and dozens and dozens! Look before ya leap Joe! "Think" before you speak! I can't imagine a man like you that complains about all things American would continue to live here in this country. Eastern Europe certainly fits you well!

Joe King

So again, that's a no...we don't have any bullet trains or fast trains...Amtrack has been traveling 75-90 for years...that doesn't count...countries have trains cruising 150mph+ just admit it, America isn't a leader...except when it comes to conspiracies and who believes in angels...we no longer lead the way in science and technology...our bridges, roads are crumbling

Revolution 1776

Are rv sales down ? 2md fire same.company ?

Sounds fishy

fire111

Are you hiding in the basement with Biden? Go take a look at the area of Middleton rd, Middlebury St, CR 15 to the RR tracks. Take a look at Bristol. Thor built a huge plant 2 years ago right next door to the existing plant and now adding on. Go north out of Bristol by the toll road. HUGE plants being built. All RV centered. All 3 fires recently happened in occupied buildings. Arson for profit is a night time happening. In Bristol there are 1000s of Ram Vans and Mercedes Sprinters awaiting conversion. Starting at $100,000 + on the sales lots..... looks like the only thing that can slow RV s now is Joe Biden's idiotic war on fossil fuels and our energy independence and tax increases on big companies!

Revolution 1776

I've heard from.over 10 people who are down to 3.days week that work at rv factories

Joe King

blame it on Biden? Please, the USA is years behind the the entire world on fossil fuels and antiquated technology.... We lead the world only in gun deaths,people who believe in angles and conspiracy theories... How many bullet trains does the US have? Yeah, thought so....0... The generation that is over 60 ruined it for the rest....They were content and didn't want to improve... still waiting for they flying car!

sidearm

Some plants are down due to material shortages of just about everything, not because they don’t have orders.

fire111

HEY REV! Did ya read the unemployment rate for March in Elkhart County? 3.5%!! Almost what is considered full employment. 3000 more working than last year at this time! And the reason some are at reduced days IS.... exactly as stated. Material shortages. Especially any thing coming from China!

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