Emergency crews battle fire at pallet company; several homes evacuated

HAINES CITY, Fla. -- Around 200 people have been evacuated after a fire broke out at a business early Wednesday in Haines City. 

Kevin Watler with Polk County Fire Rescue said the call came in just before 3:00 a.m. at Monison Pallets. Pictures of their Facebook page show a massive blaze at the business.

US Highway17/92, which is right next to Monison Pallets,  is closed in both directions while crews battle the blaze. 

Watler said a Haines City firefighter received minor injuries while working the fire. 

The cause was not immediately known. 

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