By Deb Patterson
MILFORD — Milford and Plain Township fire departments along with Turkey Creek Fire Territory were called to Serenade Foods, 9179 N. 200E, Milford, for a fire around 9:40 a.m. today, Tuesday, June 27.
The initial call reported a structure fire inside the plant, 20-foot long and spreading. The plant was evacuated.
According to Milford Fire Chief Virgil Sharp a grease fire erupted in the fryer vents. It was quickly extinguished.
A full assist was requested from Plain Township and Turkey Creek Fire Territory. Turkey Creek responded with its ladder truck for easy access to the roof, where the fire appeared to have taken place.
When fire departments arrived, occupants of the building were standing across the road in the parking lot, with several persons from Serenade Foods on the roof with fire extinguishers.
Firefighters concentrated their attention to the fryer vent on the roof.
All departments went back into service at approximately 10:35 a.m.