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Hourslong fire ravages warehouse in Pulaski, TN

Published: Nov. 2, 2016 at 1:10 AM CDT|Updated: Nov. 2, 2016 at 8:27 AM CDT
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PULASKI, TN (WAFF) - Multiple fire crews have been battling a warehouse fire in Pulaksi, Tennessee since Tuesday afternoon.

Officials say they responded a Magneti Marelli warehouse, an automotive lighting company at 1884 Mines Road. The fire started at about 3:30 p.m. and was still burning as of 9 p.m.

More than eight agencies have responded so far.

Officials say workers were still inside when it started and initially tried to put it out themselves. Everyone got out safely. No one was injured, but a Pulaski fire chief was treated for heat exhaustion at the scene.

Propane tanks inside exploded because of the fire.

Another Magneti Marelli warehouse burned down over the summer. Read that story here.

Management with Magneti Marelli sent out a notice that said workers will be moved over to the main plant on Bennett Drive in Pulaski.

The loss is about 5 to 7 days worth of lighting stock that was waiting for shipment at the warehouse.

At this time, there is bo word on how long it will take to get the warehouse back up and running.

There is no word on the cause of the fire yet.

No homes are nearby.

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