Fire Destroys Bedford Business Friday Afternoon

(BEDFORD) – Several fire departments responded to a large business fire in the 600 block of Harold Smith Road Friday afternoon. The fire occured at Cooper Recycling which is owned by Kirby Priddy.

Photo provided by Oolitic Volunteer Fire Department

Firefighters were alerted to the blaze around 12:57 p.m. after a report of a large garage fire next to a residence.

Firefighters from Marshall Township, Oolitic, Pleasant Run, and Shawswick Fire Departments worked to bring the fire under control.

Firefighters were able to protect the home from catching fire.

Photo provided by: Marshall Township Volunteer Fire Department

Seals Ambulance Service and Tabernacle of Praise Emergency Services also responded.

“It was good work by all the responding fire department and assisting agencies,” said Jason Lewis, Fire Chief of the Marshall Township Fire Department.

There were no injuries reported during the blaze. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.