Investigators: Forklift may have sparked Athens industrial fire

WEBXTRA: Forklift may have sparked Athens industrial fire

ATHENS, TX (KLTV) - A fire at a manufacturing plant in Athens may have started from a forklift that caught on fire.

Athens Fire Department investigators say early investigations lead them to believe the forklift fire caused the larger blaze.

About 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, firefighters were called to a fire at Dallas Manufacturing on Athens Brick Road, just south of FM 2495. Among other things, the company manufactures pet beds.

Henderson County Fire Marshal’s Office, Athens and Murchison fire departments responded to the scene.

An investigation is ongoing.

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