BOISE — A two-alarm fire reported at 7 a.m. today at a storage building on Micron's main Boise campus is now out.

The fire began in an HVAC system on the roof and was isolated to that area. The fire activated sprinklers in the building and Micron employees were in the building at the time. All were safely evacuated. There are no reports of injuries.

A Boise Fire Haz Mat team was on scene and monitoring the situation. Officials said the building is used for storage only. Micron's emergency response team first responded to the fire. Fire officials also worked to shut down electricity to eliminate any threat posed by high voltage lines in the area.

Chemicals are stored in the building, but most are inert, according to Boise Fire Department spokeswoman Lynn Hightower.

Trudy Sullivan, Micron's senior director of Corporate Affairs, said the fire was first detected by Micron's monitoring systems, and both Boise Fire and Micron personnel responded immediately. The fire was contained to a limited area, and the company does not expect damages to disrupt ongoing business operations, Sullivan said.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

 

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