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Crews battle fires Friday in Oklahoma City, Edmond

Crews were battling several fires Friday afternoon around the Oklahoma City and Edmond areas.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Modified: February 21, 2014 at 6:42 pm •  Published: February 21, 2014

Fire crews have put out a fire that sprung up Friday afternoon at an Edmond business.

Employees reported the fire about 4:40 p.m. at TLC Greenhouse, 105 W Memorial. There were no injuries in the fire, which sent up a column of black smoke that could be seen for miles.

Battalion Chief Brian Stanaland said when crews arrived three automobiles, two greenhouses and one storage shed were all engulfed in flames. Flames were put out before the fire could reach chemicals and fertilizer in neighboring sheds.

Investigators are trying to determine what started the blaze.

Earlier Friday, Edmond firefighters responded about 1:30 p.m. to a grass fire along railroad tracks at S Broadway and Broadway Court.

Meanwhile, firefighters from Edmond, Guthrie and Oak Cliff were battling a blaze at Red Bud and Simmons roads in Edmond.

In Oklahoma City, firefighters had contained a grass fire by 2:30 p.m. on N Martin Luther King Avenue That fire was reported about 1:45 p.m.