Fire at Cooperage results in brief evacuation
Emergency personnel evacuated a two block area around Park Rapids’ Industrial Park Monday afternoon when fire threatened two 100-gallon propane tanks nearby.
The threat was lifted less than a half hour later when the tanks were safety removed from Black Swan Cooperage.
It is believed the fire broke out in a kiln area about 1:45 p.m. at the business on Commerce Avenue.
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