BREAKING: Fire at Caterpillar Foundry in Mapleton

Multiple departments are responding

MAPLETON, IL (WMBD) - Fire crews spent the early morning hours responding to a fire at the Caterpillar Foundry in Mapleton.

Around 4:30 a.m. a fire broke out in an area of the facility. There were no injuries and the impacted area of the facility was evacuated. Our reporter on the scene says workers arriving for their shift were initially not allowed in the building but were eventually allowed inside.


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