Post-Incident Recap of the Weaver Fertilizer Fire by Lewisville Fire Department

December 13, 2022

We invited the Lewisville Fire Department to recap the events around the Winston Salem fertilizer plant fire this past January, considered to be one of the worst explosions in U.S. history. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++On the evening Jan. 31, 2022, the Lewisville Fire Department Drone Team was requested by Emergency Management to assist the Winston Salem Fire Department with a large structure fire at the Weaver Fertilizer plant in Winston Salem, NC. We were soon joined by Winston Salem Police Department and Greensboro Fire Department. We also moved our Landing Zone to the Winston Salem Police Department Special Operations Headquarters, a little over 1/2 mile from the scene. We also can’t say enough thanks to our partner Drone teams: Greensboro Fire Department, Winston Salem Police Department, Forsyth County Sheriff Office, Durham Fire Department, Harnett County Emergency Services and Alamance County Emergency Management.

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