ALLEN – Local business Bush and Burchett Contractors were shocked when their warehouse located at Route 1428 in the Sugar Loaf community was engulfed in flames Wednesday. Fire crews from Allen, David, Cow Creek and Middle Creek Fire Departments assisted Prestonsburg firefighters battle the blaze in the scorching summer heat.
No injuries were reported.
Officials from the company stated the fire broke out inside the warehouse as employees serviced a piece of equipment scheduled to go out on a job.
Employees quickly notified emergency officials and fire crews were swiftly dispatched to the burning building.
The fast response time and team effort allowed firefighters to contain the blaze to one building.
Prestonsburg Fire Departments was assisted by Allen, David, Cow Creek, and Middle Creek Fire Departments.
Andrea Saddler is a reporter for the Floyd County Times. She can be reached at 606-886-8506.