Ames Factory Fire in Parkersburg, WV
Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC is investigating claims stemming from the Ames Factory Fire in Parkersburg, West Virginia
The fire started in an industrial warehouse in the early morning hours of October 21, 2017
The Governor has declared a state of emergency, citing poor air quality and the need for further resources to address the fire and conduct further pollutant testing.
The West Virginia DEP has repeatedly fined the owner of the warehouse over the past several years for violations.
Public officials produced a list identifying materials potentially inside the burning warehouse complex:
- Carbon black
- Titanium dioxide
What Can You Do?
If you or your family live in Parkersburg, Belpre, Williamstown, or surrounding areas impacted by the Ames Factory Fire, contact our office to learn about important legal rights.
The following are links to news articles with more information about the fire.