Crews contain massive fire at Carter Lumber in Lorain County

Crews contain massive fire at Carter Lumber in Lorain County
Hours later, crews are still on scene. (Source: WOIO)
Hours later, crews are still on scene. (Source: WOIO)
The area is contained while crews check for hot spots. (Source: WOIO)
The area is contained while crews check for hot spots. (Source: WOIO)
It did not take long for the blaze to be reduced to a smolder. (Source: WOIO)
It did not take long for the blaze to be reduced to a smolder. (Source: WOIO)

WELLINGTON, OH (WOIO) - Wellington Fire crews responded to a large fire at Carter Lumber on U.S. Route 20 that started late Wednesday afternoon.

Crews say the fire began shortly before 5:30 p.m. Around 6:30, crews say the blaze was reduced to a smolder and under control. Crews remained on scene to check for hot spots.

According to Wellington Fire, the blaze was in one of Carter Lumber's back buildings, not the main store.

No injuries or rescues were reported.

Officials are still investigating what caused the fire.

Check back for updates on this developing story.

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