Dumpster fire at Amazon facility sparks mad rush

source: mgn online

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A fire in a dumpster causes an afternoon scramble at one of the region’s largest private employers.

A call of a fire at the Amazon.com returns center at 172 Trade St. at about 4:40 p.m. sent a dozen fire units rushing to the scene and prompted worker evacuations at the facility.

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But according to firefighters, the fire was quickly extinguished and the dumpster moved away from the building, according to Battalion Chief Jordan Saas. No one was injured and fire crews remained on the scene to clear smoke.