Spartan Oil Corp the Day After

By: Jeremy Ross
By: Jeremy Ross

The Fire at the Spartan Oil Corp. is being viewed as an accident by investigators, and the preliminary cause may be an malfunction within some electrical equipment for heating the motor oil.

Lansing Fire officials that fire may have started in the motor oil storage building.

The company says they lost three buildings in the fire -- two by fire damage one by water damage.

Spartan Oil credits the Lansing Fire Department and it's quick response time for prevent a larger tradegedy.

No workers or fire fighters were seriously injured in the full alarm fire that burned through 40,000 gallons of the company's motor and gear oil.


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