Building on Fortification catches fire after transformer fell - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Building on Fortification catches fire after transformer fell

Fire crews work to put out flames at old soybean plant; Source: WLBT Fire crews work to put out flames at old soybean plant; Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A fire ripped through an old industrial building off Fortification Street, keeping Jackson fire crews busy for more than two hours late Tuesday night.

Firefighters manned two ladder trucks and also used a ground crew to extinguish what they could. The fire happened at an old soybean plant off Fortification near the Mill Street bridge.

According to Chief Cleotha Sanders with the Jackson Fire Department, the fire started when a transformer fell on a utility pole.

Nobody was injured in the fire.

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