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Major blaze fought at American Furniture in Ecru

American furniture fire 1 A major blaze was fought at American Furniture, February 14, 2019. Photo courtesty of Terry Thompson.

For the second time in a little more than a year, Union County firemen fought a major fire at an Ecru furniture manufacturer.

About 5PM Thursday, February 14th, seven Union County fire departments responded to the fire call at American Furniture Company in Ecru.

In the early morning of January 5, 2018, firemen were called to a massive blaze at American. That fire involved several buildings at American Furniture, and was fought at temperatures of 18 degrees, over a two-day period.

Ecru fire, American Furniture

American Furniture Company, Ecru. 2-14-19
Photo courtesty of Terry Thompson.

The fire today, Thursday February 14th, is believed to have been less extensive than  the one in January 2018. Firemen and equipment from Ingomar, Southeast, Center, Northeast, West Union , Pinedale and New Albany fought today’s fire.

American Furniture fire, January 2018:

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