Hwy 73 Reopens following Fire at Plainfield Trucking

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATE: Thurs 12:56 PM, Mar 27, 2014

The Waushara County Sheriff's Department says the tools and equipment were damaged by an early morning fire at Plainfield Trucking.

Crews were called to the scene around 4 a.m. Thursday.

The sheriff tells NewsChannel 7 the damaged portion of the building is referred to as the 'trailer shop'. He said a semi trailer was in the shop at the time, but was removed.

No one was injured and cause has still not been determined.

An oil furnace was in the building, however, it's still not known if it played a role in the fire.

ORIGINAL STORY: Thurs 11:22 AM, Mar 27, 2014

Both lanes of highway 73 near Pine St. in Plainfield have reopened after a fire Thursday morning at Plainfield Trucking. The fire was reported around 4:15 a.m.

The Plainfield Fire Department tells NewsChannel the fire is now out, but one crew is still on scene continuing their investigation

Traffic had been detoured using County Highway BB, and County Highway D.

The Fire Department says the Waushara County Sheriff's Department is handling the investigation.

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