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UPDATE: No Hazardous Materials Found in Debris from Jackson Fire

Posted at 5:08 PM, Aug 23, 2023

JACKSON, Mich. — Jackson officials say that debris from a massive fire that took place Tuesday afternoon in downtown Jackson at an abandoned factorydid not contain hazardous materials.

The EPA says residents may dispose of ash and debris from properties as they see fit.

The EPA also reports that air quality continues to be monitored, but no containments have been found. West North Street remains closed to vehicles and pedestrians from N. Blackstone Street to Cooper Street. Firefighters continue to monitor the fire scene.

Jackson Public Schools canceled school Wednesday, what was supposed to be the first day of the 2023 school year.

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