No injuries reported in massive industrial building fire in Troy

Business is closed due to extensive damage

News Brief, April 11, 2021, 6 p.m. update

TROY, Mich. – Crews contained a massive fire Sunday morning at an industrial building in Troy.

The fire happened at a large manufacturing warehouse about five miles east of the Somerset Collection, near the intersection of Executive and Elliott drives. Fire crews said the roof was on fire when they arrived and then the fire started spreading inside the building.

The Troy Fire Department said the building was filled with a large amount of combustible items like wood pallets, cardboard boxes, plastics and more that made the fire difficult to extinguish.

“With this large amount of fire, there’s a lot of damage and potential for structural instability, so we’re going to work on the exterior and make sure the fire is out,” said Lt. Mike Koehler. “Then we will be able to evaluate if we can go inside.”

More than 50 firefighters worked on the fire for more than eight hours.

No one was inside the building at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported.

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Fire crews in battle a large fire on April 11, 2021 in Troy.

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