UPDATE: Large mulch, equipment fire contained at Miami County business

BR Mulch Fire

MONROE TWP. — UPDATE @ 3:05 p.m.:

Firefighters have been able to contain a large fire that ignited at a southern Miami County business and sent a large plume of smoke into the air that was visible for miles, according to initial reports.

Additional details, including the potential cause of the blaze, were not available.

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Firefighters are battling a reported large mulch and equipment fire in southern Miami County on East Ginghamsburg Road Thursday afternoon.

Crews were called to BR Mulch at 620 East Ginghamsburg Road around 1:20 p.m. after receiving reports of the fire.

Tipp City, West Milton, Vandalia, and Miami County crews are working to control the fire.

Machinery equipment is also on fire, according to initial scanner traffic.

Callers into this newsroom have reported thick smoke that is visible for miles.

There have been no initial reports of injuries.

We have a crew on the way and we’ll update this story as we learn more.