Fire Breaks Out At A Perry County Lumber Plant

A fire breaks out at a Perry County lumber plant.

It happened at Trus Joist in the Coal Fields Industrial Park off Highway 15 in Perry County. Officials say the fire broke out around 6:30 Monday evening in the boiler room at the plant. The cause is still not known at this time.

Officials say there were some people sent to the hospital, but they couldn't say how many or how severe their injuries were.

You might remember the plant was in the news earlier this year after layoffs were announced there.

We will bring you more information on the fire as it becomes available.


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