Update: Road Back Open After Fire in Forest Causes Traffic Delays

Update 5:30 p.m.:

Forest, VA - Lynchburg Firefighters have a cause to a fire inside of the Hanwha Azdel Plant Wednesday afternoon.

Investigators say the fire was started by a piece of welding equipment on a machine in one of the production lines.

Some of the insulation in the ceiling burned.


Update 4:30 p.m.:

Forest, VA - Officials have reopened Enterprise Drive. Crews have the fire under control.


Forest, VA - Route 221 at Enterprise Drive in Forest is closed as crews respond to a fire at Azdel Inc. Wednesday afternoon.

Several fire trucks are on the scene at 2000 Enterprise Drive.

Lynchburg officials say Route 221 at Enterprise Drive as is closed to all traffic. So is Homestead Road onto Enterprise Drive.

Our reporter on the scene says no smoke is showing from the building.

Updates to come.