FALL Arts, Crafts & Bake Sale :: Friday, October 2 from 9am-4pm :: Saturday, October 3 from 9am-3pm :: Hickory Knoll United Methodist Church, Franklin, NC :: CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO!

Click for Franklin, North Carolina Forecast

News Fire at Caterpillar Friday

Franklin Fire and Rescue responded to a reported structure fire at Caterpillar Precision Seals located at 517 Industrial Park Road Friday, Aug. 10, at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Smoke was visible when crews arrived and the building had been evacuated.

Crews conducted an interior attack extinguishing the fire in a large equipment area within 15 minutes.

Crews overhauled the area and facility staff began cleanup operations.

Damage was estimated at approximately $5,000. No injuries were reported.

West Macon, Clarks Chapel, and Cullasaja Fire Departments provided assistance along with Macon County EMS.

Photos by Vickie Carpenter

Macon County News is now on:
Find the Macon County News on Facebook! and Find the Macon County News on twitter!
Facebook   Twitter