Around 2:20 p.m. a fire was reported at Vicksburg Forest Products, just off North Washington Street. A piece of machinery caught fire and was a danger to those in the area.
Fire at Vicksburg Forest Products. (Photo by Marcus James)Several Vicksburg firefighter units, including Engine 6, Engine 7 and Engine 9, arrived shortly to attempt to control extinguish the flames.
The fire was located in a piece of machinery which towered as high as neighboring roof tops. Firefighters used a deluge gun from atop Engine 9 to soak the machinery.
No injuries were reported. The caused the fire is unknown at this time. We will post an update if any information becomes available to us.