Hot Spots Remain At BR Pallet Following Friday Blaze

8/7/17 – 4:59 A.M.

Firefighters expect hot spots to smolder for a few more days at BR Pallet. Vanlue Assistant Fire Chief Steve Baum tells the Courier his department was still monitoring three areas Sunday afternoon. Fire ripped through BR Pallet on County Road 7 Friday night. At least eight fire departments responded to try and contain the blaze.

The Vanlue Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s office are investigating the cause of the fire.

So far there is no damage estimate. No firefighters were injured fighting the blaze.