M-66 reopens in Nashville after large commercial-building fire

Posted at 6:02 PM, Sep 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-22 21:14:52-04

NASHVILLE, Mich. — Barry County Central Dispatch says M-66 slowly began to clear around 9 p.m. Saturday, after a large commercial fire shut the highway down for about four hours.

It was shut down both south and north of the village of Nashville, beginning around 5:15 p.m. Saturday.

Photo courtesy: Joyce DeWeese.

Firefighters were dispatched to Maple Valley Concrete Products, 725 Durkee Street, to fight flames shooting out of the building. That’s between Bivens Road and Casgrove Road, southeast of Hastings.

There was no early indication was sparked the fire. And no reports of injuries from dispatchers.

Joyce DeWeese did send FOX 17 aerial photos of smoke from the fire that she took. She tells FOX 17 her husband, Dale DeWeese, was flying an RV-9A experimental aircraft at an altitude of about 3,500 feet. The couple lives and flies out of Ottawa Executive Airport in Zeeland.