Firefighters on the scene of building fire in Hinds County - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

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Firefighters on the scene of building fire in Hinds County

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Officials have contained a fire at Melt Span on Apache Drive in Hinds County.

The building is located in the Byram Industrial Park. 

The fire started around 8:30 p.m. in a back room. 

No one was inside the building when the fire started. The building was locked and crews had to break in. 

According to Tim Everett, assistant chief of The Byram Fire Department, the large amount of smoke was caused by a foam agent that was in the building. 

A cause is not known at this time, but the fire is under investigation. 

Officials say that it is still too early to know if the building is a complete loss. 

Melt Span manufactures metal wall and roof panels. 

This is a developing story. 

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