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Crews continue to battle fire at Haines City pallet plant as evacuation order is lifted

The large fire is burning at Monison Pallets
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Posted at 5:05 AM, Apr 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-19 08:19:40-04

Dozens of families in Polk County were evacuated early Wednesday due to a nearby fire at a pallet plant in Haines City. 

 

 

 

Haines City Fire Department is on the scene at Monison Pallets, located at 3100 US Highway 17. 

The call came in just before 2:40 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19. 

US Highway 17, 92 is currently closed in both directions while crews battle the large fire. 

A Haines City Firefighter was hurt while running a hose to the fire. His injuries are minor. 

Just before 8 a.m., the evacuation order was lifted.