Jamestown Fire Department extinguishes fire in barrel

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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JAMESTOWN — The Jamestown Fire Department extinguished a 55-gallon drum early Friday morning, June 24, at Super Storage located in southwest Jamestown, according to Fire Chief Jim Reuther.

Four units and 21 firefighters responded to Super Storage located at 2623 Highway 281 SE shortly after 4:30 a.m. Firefighters extinguished a fire in a 55-gallon drum.

"Somebody was burning in a barrel where they shouldn't have been," Reuther said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation, Reuther said.

No injuries were reported. Firefighters were on scene for about 20 minutes.


The Jamestown Police Department also responded to the scene.

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