Fire at Wayland pallet manufacturer

Smoke rises from a fire at Mobile Pallet Services, Inc. in Wayland. (March 29, 2015)

WAYLAND, Mich. (WOOD) – Multiple fire departments responded to a fire at Mobile Pallet Services, Inc. in Wayland on Sunday.

A large sawdust pile behind the manufacturing plant caught fire, and the flames threatened a nearby wooded area.

Grass rigs from three local fire departments — Dorr, Hopkins and Leighton Township — were called in to help the Wayland Fire Department contain the fire.

Witnesses reported a plume of smoke from the fire could be seen throughout the Wayland area.

The company is located at 858 S. Main St. in Wayland. The street was closed to vehicle traffic at S. Locust and 133rd Avenue while firefighters attempted to control the fire.





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