UPDATE: Thousands of Pallets Burn in Fire

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Thousands of wooden pallets went up in flames Tuesday afternoon in Midland filling the sky with dark smoke.

It happened at Agri Empresa in the 6,000 block of West Industrial around 4:20 p.m.

Midland fire crews battled high winds from an approaching cold front to put the fire out. 3,000 to 5,000 pallets were burned. The cause of the fire is under investigation. There were no injuries reported.

Crews from the City of Midland and Midland County both responded to the blaze.