No injuries, minimal damage from fire at GTP


Firefighters from across Bradford County were called to Global Tungsten and Powders in Towanda just after 1 a.m. on Monday for a reported structure fire.

GTP staff had the fire contained by the time firefighters arrived on scene. No chemical releases occurred during the incident, meaning there was no risk to the public.

No one was injured and damage was reported to be minimal.

The GTP Fire Brigade received support from the North Towanda, Towanda, Ulster-Sheshequin, Monroe, Wysox and Athens Borough fire departments along with EMS personnel from Ulster, Guthrie, Greater Valley EMS and Bradford County EMA.

All units were back in service within an hour of the initial call.