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Orange County firefighters battle industrial building fire Saturday morning


Firefighters in Orange got an early start Saturday with a blaze at an industrial building in the 1000 block of Highway 87.  This is not far from the Orange County Airport.

Around 1 a.m. dispatchers received a call about a fire at Beckett & Beckett Inc located at 1740 Texas 87 in Orange.  Firefighters with the Orange, McLewis and Bridge City fire departments were among the responding emergency crews.

Firefighters drafted water from a nearby canal to fight the fire.

An emergency worker on the scene told 12News that rubberized material making it difficult to put the fire out.

The fire spread to a tractor-trailer which was parked near the building as well as some nearby storage bins.

Highway 87 was shut down as firefighters worked the fire.

As of 5:15 a.m. no injuries have been reported.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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