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Fire at A&R Transport

By: Mollie Lair Email
By: Mollie Lair Email

Fire breaks out at a trucking facility in Parkersburg causing near an estimated million dollars in damages.

Officials say the fire started at A&R Transport on 8th Avenue around 8:30 Saturday night.

Dispatchers say the caller reported hearing a couple of explosions near the building. Several fire departments responded to the scene to find black smoke billowing out the front doors.

Officials say an 18-wheeler housed at the facility caught fire. They don't know what started the fire.

No one was injured. 8th Avenue was closed to traffic for more than an hour.

The fire is under investigation, but officials don't believe the fire was intentionally set.


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