Two firefighters hurt while fighting massive fire

WSBT Photo // Jade Birch
WSBT Photo // Jade Birch

ELKHART, Ind. (WSBT) – Fire crews were on scene of a massive factory fire in Elkhart County for several hours Sunday morning, according to WANE’s partner in news, WSBT.

Officials said all Elkhart County fire departments responded to the fire near the intersection of Adams and Woodlawn. The building is a fiberglass plant.

Elkhart County dispatch says two firefighters were injured while fighting the blaze. Their injuries and condition were not immediately released.

WATCH VIDEO from the scene, courtesy of Matthew Schrock.

Elkhart County dispatch said firefighters have been battling the blaze since around 2 a.m. Crews had to fill-up near CR 6 and CR 9 and truck the water back to the factory. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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