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Troy Fire Department Battle Mulch Fire Saturday Afternoon

TROY – Troy Fire Department battled a large mulch pile fire at the Midwest Mulch Company Saturday afternoon at 2466 Formosa Rd.

The smoke could be seen from miles away as firefighters worked to extinguish the fire. Due to the smoke conditions Highway was shut down in both directions.

The Troy Fire Department released a statement that read ” We are currently on scene of the mulch plant. There is heavy smoke coming from the plant. The scene is currently contained. Operators and fire crews are on scene. We ask that you keep line to 911 clear at this time if you see smoke at the plant.”

Since there were no water hydrants close by water had to be shuttled in. No injuries were reported.

It is unknown at this time what caused the fire.

Chris Rhodes
Author: Chris Rhodes

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