Montgomery mini storage facility catches fire overnight

Montgomery mini storage facility catches fire overnight
Montgomery fire fighters battled a blaze inside several storage units overnight. (Source: Montgomery Fire/Rescue)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery fire fighters battled a blaze at a mini storage facility early Saturday morning.

Crews were called to the fire on Atlanta Highway near Eastern Boulevard around 3 a.m.

Heavy smoke was coming from several units when they arrive. Once they were able to get inside, fire fighters found heavy fire that was spreading, according to Montgomery Fire/Rescue.

Fire fighters had to cut through dozens of locks and about 18 roll up doors to access the units. They were able to use newly purchased equipment, including a new saw.

Just after 3am this morning, Engine 5 was dispatched to a vehicle fire at 5100 block of Atlanta Highway. Upon arrival,...

Posted by Montgomery Fire/Rescue on Saturday, November 9, 2019

“We’re thankful to have the right tools for the job that saves us crucial seconds when time is of the essence,” a post on the Montgomery Fire/Rescue Facebook page stated.

No one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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