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Neighbors ‘Pretty Upset’ About Toxic Fire Near Cozy Corner Tuesday Night

  • Someone set a three acre pile of discarded building materials on fire Tuesday night near Cozy Corner. The fire sent up a toxic plume of black smoke. Fire Chief Frank Menefee said he plans to speak with state officials about possible air quality violations. Photo courtesy of Frank Menefee
    Someone set a three acre pile of discarded building materials on fire Tuesday night near Cozy Corner. The fire sent up a toxic plume of black smoke. Fire Chief Frank Menefee said he plans to speak with state officials about possible air quality violations. Photo courtesy of Frank Menefee
La Grange Volunteer Fire Department put out a toxic fire near Cozy Corner Tuesday night, July 7. “Over the past three years, we go out there probably once or twice a year, but the fires have never been the magnitude it was that night,” Menefee said. “There was toxic smoke. You could tell by the color it was burning.” Menefee said his department got a call reporting black smoke in Cozy Corner…

 

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