Worker killed in fire at trailer manufacturer near Paris

Aug 13, 2014

A worker was killed in a fire on Aug. 13 at a trailer manufacturing facility in Lamar County, according to a report by Sherman-based KXII-TV.

The fire started around 11:30 a.m. at PJ Trailers, located northwest of Paris, the report said. Crews from Lamar County, Honey Grove and Delta County were able to extinguish the fire around 1:30 p.m., according to KXII. Lamar County Sheriff's Office is investigating the  cause of the fire, the report said.

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The identity of the employee killed has not been released. No other injuries have been reported. PJ Trailers employs over 100 people and was founded in 1991.