Extra-Alarm Fire, HazMat Operations at Arbonite Division of P&R Industries in Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Extra-Alarm fire in Doylestown, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 — established in 1953, the Arbonite Division of P & R Industries, Inc. is one of North America’s leaders in the application of protective coatings and linings.

Doylestown Fire Company responded Tuesday morning to an extra-alarm fire at Arbonite Division of P & R Industries, Inc at 3826 Old Easton Road. The 55,000 square-foot facility is fully-involved with firefighters in defensive ops surrounding the building.

According to their official website, Arbonite is one of North America’s leaders in the application of protective coatings and linings. Kynar® and Halar® linings are installed in the following liquid bulk carriers, chemical storage tanks, and process vessels. The plant is also involved with plasticized PVC material used as a lining in tanks, valves, and piping.

A Hazmat operation is also underway at the plant.