Tag: crematory fire

Afternoon Edition Cremation

Afternoon Edition: crematory fire rapid response cited

In today’s edition of Funeral Director Daily’s Afternoon Edition, among other stories,  we bring you the story of a Washington state funeral home that had its 20-year old crematory catch on fire on Friday.  According to news reports swift action by staff and the local fire department made for minimal damage at Moles Farewell Tributes in Ferndale, Washington. News from the world of Death Care: No injuries, but crematory unit destroyed in a fire in Whatcom County.  Bellingham Herald (WA) […]


Omaha Mortuary Destroyed by Fire Re-Opens

This past weekend an open house was held to celebrate the opening of America’s newest funeral facility — the Heafey Hoffmann Dworak & Cutler Mortuary on West Center Road in Omaha, Nebraska.  The 26,000 square foot structure is built on the same spot where fire destroyed the firm’s 1980 building in January 2016. According to an article on Omaha.com co-owner Bill Cutler said, ” It’s unbelieveable the support we’ve had from the community, everybody.” The new mortuary will feature rooms […]