Fire Reported At Jamestown Tear Gas Plant

September 10, 2013
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An early morning fire at the Jamestown, Pennsylvania munitions plant that manufactures tear gas and other weaponry has reportedly been responsible for the transport of several people to area hospitals.

The fire at Combined Tactical Systems broke out shortly before 6:00 AM Tuesday, and was quickly contained.  Little damage was reported, but numerous people were reportedly treated for lung and eye irritation problems.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Officials note this is the fourth emergency response to CTS in less than two years for fire and explosion situations.

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