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Fire damages building at Prentiss County plant

Firefighters responded to this building at Triple R Trailers.

Firefighters rushed to a plant Wednesday evening northeast of Booneville after hearing about a fire there.

Posted: Feb. 20, 2019 7:01 PM
Updated: Feb. 21, 2019 11:36 AM

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - Firefighters rushed to a plant Wednesday evening northeast of Booneville after hearing about a fire there.

That fire was at Triple R Trailers on County Road 1111.

The business' owner said the fire started shortly after 5 p.m. No employees were at the plant at that time.

Prentiss County Emergency Management Director Bud Lindsey said the flames destroyed a paint building.

The owner confirmed the paint building is a total loss. He said no other parts of the plant were damaged.

The owner said this will slow down operation a bit, but the plant will continue operating. 

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