Firefighters hurt in warehouse blaze

January 12, 2012

Two firefighters sustained minor injuries after battling a warehouse fire on the southwest side of downtown Lebanon Thursday morning. As many as 40 firefighters from Lebanon and Thorntown responded to the 2 a.m. blaze two blocks south of State Road 32. Two long metal buildings housing tires and equipment for Sun Communications, an underground boring company, were destroyed. Nearby residents were temporarily evacuated from their homes due to heavy smoke. A cause is under investigation.