Resources: Winston Weaver Fertilizer Plant Fire

The latest info for residents and businesses impacted by the Winston Weaver Fertilizer Plant Fire last week.

February 0, 2022- The Winston Weaver Company is making good on its promise to donate $100,000 dollars to help out the people impacted by the fertilizer plant fire evacuation in northern Winston-Salem.

*Second Harvest Food Bank will receive $25,000 to continue helping to provide food assistance to people impacted by the fire.

*‘Love Out Loud’ will ‘dispense’ $50,000 to families for ‘expenses related to the evacuation’. Families will be required to provide a hotel receipt and proof of residency within the 1-mile evacuation zone.

You can apply at the link below OR call 336-747-3067.

https://www.loveoutloudws.com/relief?fbclid=IwAR2YsLXnX-uhIAF1xjFyUDd37RlTV1d9A_dNDl0z1yx7Df-gZEFJ_hKLug4

NOTE: A toxicology hotline has been set up for residents who live in the area affected by the fire at the Winston Weaver Co. fertilizer plant. The number is 866-412-7768.  

The hotline is available from 8am to 8pm (7 days a week).

Air Quality Updates by zip code: www.airnow.gov

Updated info from the City of Winston Salem https://www.cityofws.org/

 

UPDATE: February 8, 2022

Monday (Feb 7) was the first day that fire investigators were able to get on site at the burned Winston Weaver fertilizer plant in their effort to find out what caused the massive blaze last Monday. “(There are) three or four firefighters stationed at the site during the day, standing by in case they’re needed.” Winston-Salem Fire Chief “Trey” Mayo

https://journalnow.com/news/local/education/covid-cases-declining-in-winston-salem-forsyth-schools/article

Air Quality Updates by zip code: www.airnow.gov

Updated info from the City of Winston Salem https://www.cityofws.org/

 

 

(Monday, February 07, 2022) Good News: The explosion risk at the Winston Weaver Fertilizer Plant Fire in Winston-Salem has ‘greatly diminished’.

*The evacuation zone around the still-burning fire at the fertilizer plant has ‘shrunk’ to a 275-feet radius – including only the plant itself and the immediate surrounding area.

Traffic Alert: North Cherry Street remains closed from North Point Boulevard to Progress Lane. SOURCE: City of Winston Salem https://www.cityofws.org/

*Smoke and runoff from the plant continue to be an issue for area residents and businesses in Winston-Salem, promting water advisories and air quality alerts.

Air Quality Updates by zip code: www.airnow.gov

 

 

Update: February 03, 2022

*The explosion risk at the plant fire has been greatly diminished by area fire crews as of Thursday evening (Feb 3, 2022).

*Officials: The evacuation order for the mile radius around the plant has been reduced to 1/8 mile (or 660 feet) around the site on North Cherry Street. https://www.cityofws.org/

*Smoke and runoff from the plant continue to be an issue for area residents and businesses in Winston-Salem, prompting water advisories and air quality alerts.

Air Quality Updates by zip code: www.airnow.gov

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I enjoy many things: Music. Family movie nights. My American flag flapping in the wind. Sunsets at the beach. Snow days. The Sweet Tea Party. Salvation through Grace… VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150 QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.” MON-SAT 6A-10A (& Sunday@5 host) verne@wbfj.fm