BIG FLATS – Corning Inc. told The Leader’s media partner WETM-TV that a small fire broke out in an equipment area at the Corning Innovation Support Facility in Big Flats on Friday afternoon.
The company says told WETM that fire crews responded and all employees were safely evacuated while the fire was contained and extinguished. The cause of the fire is under investigation
Reports of the fire trucks first came around 2:17 p.m. on Friday. No smoke or flames could be seen when reporters reached the scene.
The Innovation Support Center is one of the facilities where Corning’s Valor Glass is manufactured.