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Fire at pallet company forces road closures, evacuations in Haines City

A fire early Wednesday morning at Monison Pallets, 3100 U.S. 17 in Haines City, shut down roads and forced several homes to be evacuated. [Polk County Fire Rescue]
A fire early Wednesday morning at Monison Pallets, 3100 U.S. 17 in Haines City, shut down roads and forced several homes to be evacuated. [Polk County Fire Rescue]
Published Apr. 19, 2017

A fire early Wednesday morning at a pallet company in Haines City shut down roads and forced several homes to be evacuated, according to Polk County Fire Rescue.

Crews responded around 2:40 a.m. to the fire at Monison Pallets, 3100 U.S. 17. U.S. 17 was shut down in both directions just west of U.S. 27 and some resident were evacuated, officials said.