Crews respond to significant fire at Contract Transport Services

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UPDATE: GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) Officials now say more than a dozen tractor trailers were totaled in a fire at Contract Transport Services Sunday evening.

Monday morning, the trucking company was able to return to business as usual after different lease companies and vendors delivered trucks for Contract Transport Service to use.

The trucks were powered by natural gas, but fire officials say that the containers that hold the gas functioned properly during the fire, releasing pressure and preventing a CNG explosion.

“They did exactly what they’re supposed to do,” Curt Reitz, President of Contract Transport Service said of the vents.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WFRV) — Firefighters responded to a large fire at Contract Transport Services located at 1632 Cofrin Dr. on Green Bay’s east side.

(Video courtesy of Roxann Nys)

(Video courtesy of Roxann Nys)

The call came in around 7:30 PM Sunday after witnesses heard explosions at the facility. A Commander with the Green Bay Metro Fire Department says natural gas is the likely cause of the fire and several trucks at the facility were burned.

(Video courtesy of Roxann Nys)

No one is believed to be inside the structure and no injuries have been reported. An investigation is now underway to determine the cause of the fire.

Local 5 will update this developing story as new information becomes available.

(Video courtesy of Mytashianna Williamson)

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