BPS extinguishes fire on Water Street

Published 11:00 am Wednesday, May 6, 2015


Last night at approximately 9:30 p.m., a fire broke out at Custom Cabinets on Water Street.

A passing motorist saw fire and smoke coming from within the building and called 911. BPS cut openings in the locked doors to allow access for hoses. A van locked inside the building suffered fire damage.

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Thanks to the call from the passerby, BPS was on the scene and able to get the fire under control within minutes.

Backup was requested because of the highly flammable nature of the fire. Assistance was provided by Decatur County Fire & Rescue, Blackjack Fire & Rescue and Climax Fire & Rescue.

BPS will continue to monitor the scene for the next several hours and try to determine the cause of the fire.

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