Several agencies fight fire at the Pharr company

Several agencies fight fire at the Pharr company

Multiple agencies responded in battling the fire at 11:30 a.m., including the Alamo Fire Department, Mission Fire Department and San Juan Fire Department.

A spokesperson with the city of Pharr is advising the public to avoid the area of Matt’s Building Materials – located on 404 E. Expressway 83 – as crews work to extinguish the flames there.

Highlights

  • The following roads have been closed due to the fire:

  • No injuries have been reported, the city of Pharr said in a news release. Residents from nearby homes have been evacuated by police, city spokeswoman Yuri Gonzalez said.

In a social media post, owners of Matt’s Building Materials said they are thankful no one was injured.

• East Polk Avenue from 100-800
• The eastbound lanes of the I-69/I-2 Interchange from Edinburg to San Juan 

This story has been updated throughout.