Light fixture blamed for Mountaire plant fire

October 29, 2008 6:22:12 AM PDT
Authorities says a damaged light fixture in a grain storage tank caused the fire Monday evening at the Mountaire processing plant in Frankford. One worker received minor injuries in the blaze. The milling operation has been shut down until repairs can be made.

Mountaire officials have not released a damage estimate.

The fire was reported about 6 p.m. Monday in the grain bins on the 4th floor. Firefighters from four companies needed an hour to put out the blaze.


Information from: WMDT-TV,

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