- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 2, 2014

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) - An early morning fire Wednesday severely damaged a building at the Southern Metals Co. site on Doncurt Road in Jones County.

WDAM-TV in Laurel reports (https://bit.ly/Odv7G1 ) firefighters with the Glade Volunteer Fire Department and Laurel Fire Department were called to the site about 5:45 a.m.

The company does metal stampings and fabrication.

Investigators say the fire apparently started in a compressor room shed then spread to the wall of an adjoining building. The fire was under control within 20 minutes, they say.

No injuries were reported and cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Information from: WDAM-TV, https://www.wdam.com


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