Firefighters respond to Harrisonburg manufacturing plant

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HARRISONBURG (WHSV) — A fire at a manufacturing plant late Tuesday night was contained to a machine inside the building, according to a preliminary report provided by an official on scene.

Firefighters were called to Packaging Corporation of America on Pleasant Valley Road a little before 11 p.m. and discovered smoke coming from the roof, according to Harrisonburg City Fire Chief Ian Bennett.

Employees were evacuated from the building and stood outside as firefighters responded.

Nobody was injured in the fire, according to Bennett, who did not comment on a possible cause at the scene.