Firefighters respond to fire at Vicksburg Forest Products

Published 4:41 pm Saturday, November 16, 2019

The Vicksburg Fire Department responded to a fire at Vicksburg Forest Products shortly before noon Saturday.

According to Chief Craig Danczyk, the fire was caused during the production process with sawdust materials in a silo and conveyor belt system.

He said the fire threatened one building, but responding firefighters were able to prevent the fire from spreading.

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In addition to Danczyk and a battalion chief responding to the fire, crews with Engine 6, Engine 9, Platform 1, Rescue and Ambulance 40 also responded.

No one was injured in the fire.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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