No injuries from morning fire at Cooper Tire in Tupelo

The fire happened this morning at the Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo.

Posted: Jan 21, 2019 11:10 AM
Updated: Jan 21, 2019 11:20 AM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - No one was hurt in a morning fire at the Cooper Tire plant in Tupelo.

The fire was detected Monday in one department of the plant, according to a company statement.

The company describes the fire as “small.”

Officials say the affected area was evacuated and firefighters responded.

"While production in the area where the fire was detected has ceased as cause is investigated, the remaining areas of the plant remain in operation as normal."

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