Winamac Coil Spring Suffers Significant Fire

Several fire departments responded to a fire at Winamac Coil Spring at Kewanna Thursday.

According to Plant Manager, “Doc” Russell, the fire was significant. All of today’s shifts are canceled because of the blaze. Winamac Coil Spring employs 167 workers and is a $25 million a year concern. The plant covers 125,000 sq. ft. with another 12,500 on the drawing board to be added to the complex.

The plant has John Deere and Palaris as its main customers. Among the fire departments on hand to fight the fire were Winamac, Grass Creek and Rochester.