06/03/13 Fire at Deerfield Farms Quickly Contained
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Location: Black Road Washington Township Lawrence County
06/03/13 A fire broke out in a fertilizer storage building at Deerfield Farms Services located on Black Road in Washington Township, Lawrence County shortly after 5 pm today. Early scanner reports say that an interior wall was on fire and employees were attempting to put it out with a garden hose. Firemen arriving on the scene reported light smoke showing. The fire was brought under control in less than a half hour. Fire departments from three counties help fight the fire. Extra precautions were taken because of the chemicals and fertilizers stored in the building. The company sells seeds and fertilizers to farmers.