Firefighters respond to furniture plant fire

Firefighters rushed to Okolona when a fire was reported at United Furniture.

Posted: Aug. 18, 2018 11:34 PM
Updated: Aug. 19, 2018 1:12 AM

OKOLONA, Miss. (WTVA) - Firefighters rushed to Okolona when a fire was reported at United Furniture.

Deputy Fire Chief Jerry West says it appears one of the golf carts used to haul furniture had caught fire.

Officials say it happened around 5 p.m.

No injuries were reported, and plant officials describe the damage as small.

The fire will not have any immediate effects on the employees that work there.

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