Benton Street Fire Information

On June 29, 2021, a fire broke out at Superior Battery Inc. located at 919 East Benton Street in Morris. Initial reports to the Morris Fire Department indicated that the building contained approximately 180,000 to 200,000 pounds of lithium batteries.  The fire produced smoke with potentially dangerous particulates and prompted an evacuation order by local authorities of a radius around the facility.  Personnel from multiple federal, state, and local agencies and organizations are responding to the situation.

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