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Container Fire At Pallet USA

Firefighters in Washington County put out a container fire at Pallet USA in the Town of Hartford Tuesday afternoon. The container was used to heat pallets. The container and the 500 pallets inside it were a total loss. Damage estimates are from $17,000 to $20,000. There was no damage to nearby buildings. The container was 53 feet long, 10 feet wide and 10 feet high. The blaze originated inside the container in the area where wiring and heating equipment was located.