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Structure fire in Williamston area, warehouse building a total loss

Warehouse building a total loss
Warehouse building a total loss(WILX)
Published: Feb. 26, 2021 at 6:01 PM EST
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WILLIAMSTON, Mich. (WILX) - Friday in the late afternoon a warehouse caught fire in the Williamston area. Reports of the fire came in just before 5:00 p.m.

The fire has produced enough smoke to be seen from miles away. Further complicating efforts to fight the fire, authorities on the scene say that the warehouse was storing hazardous materials. It is not currently known if inhaling the smoke could be dangerous to those in the area.

The warehouse is located at 967 Norris, west of the intersection of Grand River and Zimmer Road. Grand River is closed between Meridian and Zimmer.

UPDATES

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Fire Chief of Northeast Ingham Emergency Service Authority says that the warehouse is a total loss after a massive fire broke out inside. Seven fire departments responded to the call. The fire chief tells News 10 the warehouse was home to a construction and landscaping company.

People were inside at the start of the fire, but no injuries are reported. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

The fire was completely out around 7 p.m.

This is a developing story and News 10 will update it as more information comes in.

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