EFD: Kratzville Rd. back open after storage unit fire

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Published: Jan. 30, 2023 at 6:15 AM CST
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - Officials with the Evansville Fire Department say Kratzville Road is back open after being temporarily closed after a storage unit caught fire.

EFD officials say that happened around 5:45 a.m. in the 3500 block of Kratzville Road at Store-N-Lock storage unit Monday.

Firefighters say when they arrived on scene heavy amounts of fire were visible at the multi-unit single-level facility.

According to a press release, the fire spread through several storage units before crews gained control. The fire was completely tapped out just before 7:30 a.m.

EFD officials say no injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

People were asked to avoid the area as crews were on scene for several hours.