Marshall authorities seek tips in structure fire investigation

It took crews about four hours to bring this fire at the old Smith's Steel plant in Marshall,...
It took crews about four hours to bring this fire at the old Smith's Steel plant in Marshall, Texas under control.(Marshall Fire Department)
Published: Jan. 20, 2023 at 8:48 AM CST|Updated: Jan. 20, 2023 at 10:20 AM CST
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MARSHALL, Texas (KLTV) - Marshall firefighters were dispatched to the area of Hazelwood and Travis Street for a reported structure fire late Thursday evening.

Battalion Chief Randall Jeans arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the old Smith’s Steel plant. According to authorities, containing the fire took over four hours.

The building was unoccupied and without a power source. The are no reported injuries at this time.

The investigation is in early stages but the Marshall Fire Department is asking that anyone with information concerning this fire to please contact crime stoppers or the Marshall Fire Department.

It took crews about four hours to bring this fire at the old Smith's Steel plant in Marshall,...
It took crews about four hours to bring this fire at the old Smith's Steel plant in Marshall, Texas under control.(Marshall Fire Department)