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Old 03-13-2019, 11:17 AM   #41
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Quote--The plant manager spoke to investigators and told them between 50 and 60 people were laid off and out of the building by noon.

Sounds suspicious. Saw on news this morning.
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Old 03-13-2019, 11:44 AM   #42
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Quote--The plant manager spoke to investigators and told them between 50 and 60 people were laid off and out of the building by noon.

Sounds suspicious. Saw on news this morning.
Come on you must be joking , you think Arson ? Give F/R some credit..
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Old 03-13-2019, 11:49 AM   #43
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[Come on you must be joking , you think Arson ? Give F/R some credit..[/QUOTE

Who said anything about FR? Said employees just got laid off. Ever hear of the laid off postal employee from years back? Just saying.
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Old 03-13-2019, 12:18 PM   #45
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[Come on you must be joking , you think Arson ? Give F/R some credit..[/QUOTE

Who said anything about FR? Said employees just got laid off. Ever hear of the laid off postal employee from years back? Just saying.
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Old 03-13-2019, 12:44 PM   #46
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I guess this is what they mean when they say "this story has legs".
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Old 03-13-2019, 01:25 PM   #47
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[Come on you must be joking , you think Arson ? Give F/R some credit..[/QUOTE

Who said anything about FR? Said employees just got laid off. Ever hear of the laid off postal employee from years back? Just saying.
It very well could have been . we may never know but is does sound a little fishy .
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Old 03-13-2019, 02:33 PM   #48
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Fire at FR Plant

A friend sent this to me...interesting
https://www.abc57.com/news/fire-at-f...river-plant-59
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Old 03-13-2019, 02:36 PM   #49
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Iím surprised this hasnít been posted yet.
https://www.abc57.com/news/fire-at-f...river-plant-59
It has been, about six times. We keep combining them. About to move this one over to it also.
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It very well could have been . we may never know but is does sound a little fishy .
Agreed. Seems to be a crazy coincidence that screams suspect.

I'm assuming the fire department will look into the source of the fire and try to determine if foul play was involved.
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Old 03-13-2019, 03:20 PM   #51
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FR Factory destroyed in fire

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Old 03-13-2019, 06:02 PM   #52
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It was a Vibe plant. They just had a lay off of 50 to 60 people today and were out of the building by noon. Fire started where LP is stored.

Funny you say that.
News Media did make reference to the LP Tanks and then stated a fire near LP's Does Not start its self.
News Media also stated that the Fire Chief Has Not Determined the cause of the fire at this time. He stated it is still an ON GOING Investigation.
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By NewsCenter WNDU 16 | Posted: Tue 4:27 PM, Mar 12, 2019 |
Updated: Wed 5:36 PM, Mar 13, 2019

https://www.wndu.com/content/news/Cr...507049921.html
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I suppose the Forest River "hot deals" jokes will start anytime now...
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Old 03-14-2019, 08:16 AM   #56
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Plant fire

Anyone know what line of Rv was involved in the plant fire.


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Old 03-14-2019, 08:41 AM   #57
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Anyone know what line of Rv was involved in the plant fire.


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Vibe but heard they were closing production down
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:39 AM   #58
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Don't we hear often the RV industry has a shortage of employees, especially dedicated ones? I wonder why there was a layoff instead of moving those employees to other plants that could use the manpower. There had to be some very dedicated and proficient employees in the group laid off as well.
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Old 03-14-2019, 11:27 AM   #59
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Is anyone happy with their RV?

I'm fairly new to this FR site, but I can say after reading the horror stories I wonder if there is a decent product in this industry that is worth having. I was going to say worth the money but none of them are! My wife and I like our 2019 Wildcat so far but the more I look the quality of workmanship gets worse. I spent 27 years in the AF and worked at Lockheed for 12 years so my aviation background allows me the ability to fix most screw-ups from the factory, but anything big goes to the dealer. In my opinion the only bright spot for us in owning an RV. anyone out there feel the same way?
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I thought I heard in the first video that 60 employees were laid off a couple of hours BEFORE the fire started...
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