Early morning warehouse fire ‘significantly’ damages building  

Photo courtesy of Center Police Department  A warehouse near Torres and Miles streets in Center was damaged by a fire on July 3. The fire burned the warehouse and nearby railroad car. 

CENTER — A warehouse was significantly damaged by a fire on July 3, according to the Center Police Department.  

At approximately 4:50 a.m., on July 3, a warehouse fire was reported on the south side of Highway 112 near Torres and Miles streets. Smoke from the fire was visible as far away as County Road G.  

The building, located near the railroad tracks, was used for storage for the Canon Potato complex.   

The fire started near the southeast corner of the building, according to officials. Fire and police responded to the call. The area was blocked off to allow firefighters to extinguish the fire.  

Notifications of the situation were relayed by radio app notification, email, text, and phone to the public.  

The cause of the fire is unknown at the time of publication and is currently under investigation.  

Due to the quick report and response, no other buildings were damaged, and no one was injured.   

There was significant damage to the warehouse and a nearby railroad car, according to officials. Information will be released as it becomes available. 



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