Fire at APC in Columbus

12/5/11 – American Packaging Company in Columbus had to be evacuated this morning after a fire broke out near the compacter/dumpster around 6:30 a-m. Jerrod Fox with the Columbus Fire Department says when crews got on scene there were flames shooting out from the dumpster. They were able to get the fire under control quickly and were on scene until about 7:45 a-m putting out some hotspots. There were people working in the building at the time but no one was hurt. Fox says the cause of the fire is still under investigation.