FORT RECOVERY, Ohio (WANE) – Fire crews in Mercer County worked on a fire at a business in Fort Recovery, Ohio for nearly 12 hours. The fire started Saturday afternoon.
Mercer County dispatchers confirmed the fire is located at J R Manufacturing. The company is located at 900 Industrial Drive.
A message from the Fort Recovery Police Department advised residents in the area to evacuate if they smell smoke in their homes from the fire. That message came out around 7:10 p.m. The Village of Fort Recovery Ohio posted on its Facebook page that residents should take precautions as this is an industrial fire.
A message from the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department advised multiple streets around the fire had been closed. It’s unclear if they’ve since reopened.
WANE 15 called the Mercer County dispatchers and confirmed crews were on the scene into the overnight hours. Around 4:40 a.m., crews wrapped up working on the fire.
The video in this article was provided by Jordon Harter and Jay County News & Information.