Fire at Trenton Storage Facility

| February 12, 2014
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A fire broke out at Hoffman and Reed Grain Elevator in Trenton Tuesday afternoon. Click to hear KMZU’s Mike Stone speak with Trenton Fire Department Lieutenant Mike Moore.

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The call went out just before 5:30 pm and emergency responders were soon on scene.

An eyewitness, told KMZU News what he saw.

“We were in a restaurant eating, and saw the fire trucks go by, headed to the south part of town. (We) drove down a couple of blocks to the area of Hoffman and Reeds Storage facility, the large barn building with smoke coming out of it. Firefighters (were) around, police, a lot of spectators.”

Reliable sources indicate the incident was brought under control in about an hour.  The extent of the damage is not known at this hour.

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Mike is the Monday evening anchor and also sits in for news staff periodically. He is also the station's Production Director. He has been with KMZU since April of 2009. He learned his craft over the years at various radio stations in Missouri before making a home for himself at KMZU. If you wish to contact Mr. Stone please send emails to or