Crews respond to fire at paper company in Ashland

Published: Mar. 14, 2014 at 9:30 PM EDT
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HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - Firefighters responded to a paper production plant in Ashland Friday afternoon after reports of a machine on fire.

The call came in at 4:20 p.m. from the Bear Island Paper Company at 10026 Old Ridge Rd. Crews encountered heavy smoke throughout the plant.

No one was injured in the fire. 25 firefighters are on scene to make sure the fire does not spread and to clear out the smoke.

Hanover Fire has marked the situation under control.

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