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UPDATED: Lumber fire reported in Spanaway

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on July 23, 2012 at 12:46 pm |
July 23, 2012 2:31 pm

Central Pierce Fire & Rescue firefighters are battling a fire at a lumber yard in Spanaway.

The blaze was reported about 12:30 p.m. in the 21200 block of Mountain Highway East. Assistant Chief Randy Stephens said the flames are contained to a hopper, which is a funnel-shaped bin where materials can be stored.

This is a developing story. We will post more information as it becomes available.

UPDATE as of 2:30 p.m. The fire has been contained and crews “had to use lots and lots of fire to put it out so it must have been a big hopper,” Stephens said.

No injuries were reported. It’s unknown what caused the blaze.

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