Evacuations lifted following commercial fire in west Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Mandatory evacuations have ended for the area surrounding a massive warehouse fire in west Columbus.

Residents located at Fisher Rd. to the north, Wilson Rd. to the west, Hague Ave. to the east and the railroad tracks to the south were told last night to leave their homes due to smoke and air quality concerns. Those mandatory evacuations were lifted this morning. 

There is no concern about the fire spreading to nearby homes or buildings.
The building is a total loss. Crews have stopped spraying water on the fire because of the ammonia. It will be monitored and let to burn itself out.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.


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