Major fire in Escanaba at Coplan Iron & Metal

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ESCANABA – Emergency personnel are on the scene of what’s being described as a massive fire at Coplan Iron & Metal Company.

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Several blocks of Stephenson Avenue are closed near the facility at 1610 7th Avenue North. Stephenson Avenue is closed to all traffic from the roundabout to 5th Avenue North. No injuries have been reported from this incident.

The fire was reported around 4:00 this afternoon. Several township fire crews are helping the Escanaba Public Safety Department battle the fire in the huge pile of junked cars there.
 
The company buys a wide variety of recyclable metal, including iron, and sells used plate and structural steel.

Police are asking that people stay away from that area….stay tuned to Local 3 on the air and online for more information.

 

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