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St. Joseph firefighters battle lumber yard fire


Firefighters spent a cold night battling a massive lumber yard fire in St. Joseph.

The fire at Home Builder's Lumber Company broke out around 10:00 p.m. Thursday. Firefighters say they arrived to flames shooting out of the office.

"It was kind of incredible," said Buff Goss, who works nearby. "Everything was all engulfed in flames. The fire department was trying to get the fire contained. Putting water all up over the building to isolate it. It went fast, once the flames were up and going the whole place was just engulfed."

Public Safety officials say the fire was contained to the office and sales building.

No injuries were reported in the fire. 

Crews remained on the scene of the fire Friday morning, working on hot spots. Investigators are also on the scene, working to determine a cause.

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