Briar Creek Township, Columbia County- Fire Crews from several areas battled a massive fire at "Consolidated Containers." The fire started around 6:30 pm on Wednesday evening. The plant manufactures plastics bottles is located in Briar Creek Township. Fire crews from all over Columbia County as well as Hazleton Danville, Montour and Shickshinny were called in to assist in what fire crews are calling a six alarm blaze. Crews are still on the scene putting out hot spots. According to those on the scene the fire appears to have started in the middle of the plant. The cause of the fire is not yet known.
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