BROCKTON – A fire inside a storage area for landscaping equipment at the US Postal Service processing facility here sent thick black smoke skyward today, triggering a two-alarm response by the Brockton fire department.
The fire also sent a thick plume of dark black smoke skyward once it began shortly before 8 a.m. today.
Employees said the fire was in an area outside the main building where motorized landscaping equipment, such as lawn mowers, was stored, along with gasoline for the equipment.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by postal officials and state and local fire officials.
In an e-mail, USPS spokeswoman Melissa Lohnes said no injuries were reported.
She also said the day’s mail had already been shipped from the processing facility.