There was a fire at East Coast Container Corporation Monday around 4:45 p.m. The business is located in the 3200 block of Campus Ridge Road. The fire started in the office area and spread to the paint booths. At no time was there a problem with the air quality in the area. Two firefighters were treated on the scene for heat related issues. The fire was extinguished quickly and there were no other injuries reported.
Matthews Fire & EMS Department was assisted by Providence Fire Department, Stallings Fire Department, and the Charlotte Fire Department Haz-Mat Team.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.