2011-08-04 / General Stories
Electrical Fire Shuts Board of Elections Office
An electrical fire forced the closing of the Putnam Board of Elections office in Carmel Thursday as well as Wednesday. The blaze broke out Tuesday evening around 7:30 pm when employees working at the facility smelled smoke. Commissioner Anthony Scannapieco said that after a 911 call was made, Carmel FD personnel arrived minutes later to find a strong electrical-fire odor.