UPDATE: Latest Details on Piranha Mobile Shredding Fire

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Here are the latest details on the Piranha Mobile Shredding fire via our Eyewitness News crew on the scene:

The early morning blaze was a 2-alarm fire.

We can confirm earlier reports that the roof of the building did collapse during the fire.

Reports are that the Evansville Fire Department had numerous water pressure problems while battling the blaze.

Because a train was moving through the area at the time of the fire, crews had to utilize an additional 1000 feet of hose in order to avoid the tracks.

Even though the Piranha Mobile Shredding building is constructed primarily of metal, firemen still had difficulty extinguishing the blaze because the building was housing tightly-bailed paper, waiting to be shredded.

As the fire is proving tough to extinguish, EFD anticipates requiring an excavator to begin ripping open the exterior of the building, in order to access the bailed paper.

Crews expect to be at the scene for a considerable amount of time.

EFD believes that the fire started in the rear of the building.

Eyewitness News will continue to bring you the latest details on the fire.

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