Pondarosa Furniture store in Trinity is on fire, building appears to be a total loss

MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. - Pondarosa Furniture in Morgan County is on fire. Fire crews are on the scene right now.

The furniture store's Facebook page says the store has been family owned and operated since 1966.

 

 

Maxie Gardner June 1, 20175:36 am

Maxie Gardner June 1, 20175:37 am

Traffic is blocked on Old Highway 24 in front of Pondarosa Furniture but is being diverted around West Morgan Elementary.

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First responders got the call at 4:30 this morning. They say no one was inside and there have been no injuries.

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Fire crews say the fire was contained to the west side of the building, but is currently spreading throughout the entire building.

Maxie Gardner June 1, 20175:54 am

The firefighters have been told to get out of the building. All efforts to fight the fire will come from outside.

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Firefighters say they expect to be on the scene for hours still…fires like this take a long time to extinguish 

Maxie Gardner June 1, 20177:25 am

Maxie Gardner June 1, 20177:25 am