Packages up in flames: UPS facility in Chesterfield hit with 3-alarm fire

Many UPS packages will not be arriving due to a 3-alarm fire at a UPS warehouse in Chesterfield yesterday.

Chesterfield Fire & EMS crews were dispatched to the 9600 block of Coach Road at 2:37 a.m. and report finding fire coming from a semi-truck trailer attached to the side of the warehouse. That trailer was among a line of others backed up to the building.

(Photo: Chesterfield Fire & Rescue)

According to Chesterfield Fire & EMS, the blaze from the first trailer spread to three others and into the warehouse.

(Photo: Chesterfield Fire & EMS)

There were workers inside the building who all evacuated safely. No one was inside the trucks, Brian Warshawsky Chesterfield 201 Battalion Chief told WTVR CBS 6.

The battle against the blaze lasted a little over an hour, and the fire was marked under control at 3:56 a.m. Warshawsky said firefighters were able to gain control using handlines and a ladder truck.

No one was injured.

Chesterfield Fire Marshal’s Office has launched an investigation to determine the cause.

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