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Fire Destroys Shelbyville Wood Treatment Plant

 

Fire has destroyed a wood treatment plant in Shelbyville.

At least 60 firefighters responded to the Culpeper Wood Preserves located on West Mausoleum Road around 4:30 Friday morning.

Shelbyville Fire Department Lt. Jeff Tennell said the building that caught fire was filled with wood and chemicals.

Crews were greeted by heavy fire and black smoke when they arrived at the facility.

No one was inside when the fire started.  The cause remains under investigation.

 

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