Announcements

Job offersmore »



Tweeting Growers

Top 5 - yesterday

  • No news has been published yesterday.

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »




US (CA): Firefighters struggle with burning chili peppers

Efforts to mop up a massive building fire in downtown Los Angeles have been complicated due to crates of chili peppers that were burned during the blaze on Sunday.

Firefighters coughed and sneezed as they attempted to douse hot spots and investigate the cause of the fire.

"What's hampering us is that you can smell and taste the chili powder and that chili that is burning in the masks that they're using," Capt. Scott LaRue with the Los Angeles City Fire Department explained.

It took nearly 200 firefighters to knock down the stubborn blaze that began in the 800 block of South Central Avenue just before 6:30 p.m.

No one was injured during the blaze.

Read more at abc7.com

Publication date: 3/15/2017

 


 

Other news in this sector:

10/20/2017 STK appoints new Vice President of Business Development
10/20/2017 Protected Cropping Australia appoints new board
10/20/2017 Yara reports strong production, lower commodity fertilizer margins
10/19/2017 Austria: Flicker to supply Vienna with LED-grown mini cucumbers
10/18/2017 University of Florida reveals impact of Irma on its facilities
10/18/2017 US (NC): Spanish biotech company opens North American HQ
10/18/2017 $1 billion program to catalyze sustainable food production
10/18/2017 Canada: Aphria announces $80 million bought deal
10/18/2017 Boy de Nijs joins Ridder Group
10/18/2017 Accurate pathogen diagnosis is key to crop protection
10/18/2017 HM.Clause announces arrival of new CEO
10/18/2017 US farm co-op Land O' Lakes merges with United Suppliers Canada
10/17/2017 Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador greenhouse hopes to expand
10/17/2017 Erik Nęsje appointed new GM at Horti AS Norway
10/16/2017 Ebtech Glasshouse Systems hires Phil Crocker as UK Sales Manager
10/16/2017 Jiffy opens regional office in Sri Lanka
10/13/2017 Photo Report Canadian Greenhouse Conference '17
10/13/2017 BASF buys Bayer seeds and pesticide assets
10/13/2017 NL: Cultilene joins the World Horti Center
10/13/2017 Canada: Steve Boekestyn joins Priva as Sales Account Manager