Other area fire departments helped Painesville Township set up lights, as crews prepare to battle the flames at Hardy Industrial Technologies overnight.
Just after 6 p.m. Thursday, the thick, black smoke flared up again at the industrial plant in Painesville Township.
After more than eight hours, the fire still burned at Hardy Industrial Technologies in Painesville Township on Oct. 11, 2012.
Photo submitted from viewer Doreen Davirro from Lake Erie Shores of smoke seen from plant fire.
Photo from viewer John Dulik of plant fire smoke seen from Hardy Rd from Grand River
Viewer submitted of plant smoke seen from Lake Erie Shores.
A large fire at Hardy Industrial Technologies in Painesville Twp. produces cloud of thick, black smoke on Oct. 11, 2012.
Photo submitted by viewer of smoke from Painesville Township fire.
Viewer submitted photo of smoke seen from Concord Hamben Rd. in Concord Township.
Photo submitted by viewer William Hamilton of smoke from plant fire seen from five miles away.
Smoke seen from the front porch and upstairs window of the home of viewer who lives in Lake Erie Shores, northeast of the plan.
Photo taken from KeyBank building in Painesville which is three miles away according to Google Maps (Courtesy: Viewer Kevin Davis)