Cargo Trailer Catches Fire in Chehalis


By The Chronicle

Crews from Lewis County Fire District 6 responded Tuesday afternoon to a report of a fire in a 30-foot cargo trailer in a pallet yard in Chehalis.

The trailer was reportedly converted into a kiln to dry wood.

When crews arrived at 12:20 p.m. at the scene of the fire in the 1600 block of Bishop Road, they found heavy smoke coming from the trailer, and extinguished the fire approximately 6 minutes after arriving, according to the fire district.

No injuries were reported. Crews remained on the scene for about an hour to ensure the fire was extinguished.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.