Fire in Hillsboro brought more than 10 departments to the scene

HILLSBORO, Ohio - A fire that brought more than 10 departments together to fight it is now under control but crews will remain at the scene to put out small fires and investigate.

Dispatchers say the fire was reported just before 3:00 Sunday afternoon at the Highland Enterprise Lumber Company in the 200 block of West Main Street.

9 News photographer Jeremy Glover told us it appears the building is completely destroyed.

We were told the fire spread to the roof of a local market and other local businesses were evacuated.

Hillsboro resident, Larry Nartker, told 9 News flames looked to be shooting up to 50 feet into the air. He also said that you can see you can see black smoke from more than three miles away.

Officials say Ohio state fire marshal was called to the scene.

The Mayor of Hillsboro says witnesses saw two young boys running from the Highland Enterprise Lumber building just before the fire broke out.

Two firefighters suffered from minor injuries, but neither were transported to the hospital.

The Mayor also told 9 News Route 50/ Main Street will be closed and they are not sure when it will reopen.

The Highland Enterprise Lumber Company closed in April 2010, and was a local lumber yard for more than 137 years.

We will bring you more details when they come into our news room.

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