Industrial fire under control in Athens; cause not yet known

Industrial plant on fire in Athens area

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - A business in Athens caught fire Tuesday, and several departments are at the scene.

Fire at Dallas Manufacturing in Athens (Source: Athens Daily Review)
Fire at Dallas Manufacturing in Athens (Source: Athens Daily Review) (Source: Athens Daily Review)

According to Henderson County Fire Marshal Shane Renberg, Dallas Manufacturing caught fire between 4:30 and 4:50 p.m. He said that along with Athens, Murchison VFD is at the scene, and one other department is assisting, as well.

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The fire marshal said that it is not known how the fire started, but officials are still at the scene investigating the building. Firefighters are remaining at the scene watching for hot spots, as well.

Dallas Manufacturing is located on Athens Brick Road, just south of FM 2495. Among other things, they manufacture pet beds.

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