The structure sustained significant damage, but is salvageable because of crews’ efforts to keep the fire contained to the storage area of the building.
“When you burn pallets you know, they burn quick, they burn hot,” Clark said. “That’s what we were dealing with here was a large amount a lot of pallets inside of the structure … the fire had a head start on us.”
State fire marshals are on scene working to determine the cause of the fire and where it started — an endeavor that could take days or weeks.
UPDATE @ 7:24 a.m.:
Multiple crews spent several hours working to contain the blaze at the BDL Supply pallet factory.
There is currently no word on injuries or cause of a fire.
The BDL Supply pallet factory on Sprague Road in South Charleston is in flames.
There is heavy damage and multiple fire departments have been on scene for at least two hours but are still working to contain the fire.
Fire crews are reportedly responding to large fire at the BDL Supply on Sprague Road in South Charleston.