Tyson Fire Damages Boiler Building

Tue, 11/15/2011 - 5:34am

WHITE HALL, Ark. (AP) — A fire at a Tyson Foods Inc. chicken processing plant at White Hall has damaged a boiler building.

Little Rock television station KLRT reports the blaze began at 4 a.m. Saturday when the plant was idle. No one was injured.

The company says the main building was not involved in the fire and workers are to report as scheduled on Monday.

The function of the boiler building is to heat fluids for the cooking process. The company says the building had extensive damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.


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