Viscofan temporarily shut down after pump failure


DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) — A factory was temporarily shut down early Friday morning. Officials with Viscofan said a pump failed on their air scrubber system at 3:47 a.m. No one was hurt.

Safety protocols were activated and the affected area was closed. The Danville Fire Department was called for a joint safety inspection. Viscofan said the department remained on site for several hours as a precautionary measure.

The factory expects to resume production in the afternoon after repairs are made and the area is properly cleaned.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.