Category Archives: Food Processing

Kansas City, KS – Sprinklers activate in blaze at Kellogg plant after oven malfunction

Three firefighters were treated for heat-related illness after fighting a fire July 6 at the Kellogg plant at 801 Sunshine Road in the Fairfax area of Kansas City, Kan. Damage to the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Kansas City, KS – Sprinklers activate in blaze at Kellogg plant after oven malfunction”

Fairfield, OH – Potentially catastrophic fire at food processing facility averted with help from sprinkler system

A small fire broke out in a room used for Koch Foods’ deep frying process, and while the Fairfield fire chief said minimal damage was caused, it could have been worse. Emergency crews … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fairfield, OH – Potentially catastrophic fire at food processing facility averted with help from sprinkler system”

Hickman, CA – Sprinklers activate to help stop fire originating in almond roaster

Employees at the Rolling Hills Nut Co. plant south of Hickman were able to extinguish a fire that began on an almond roaster early Wednesday. At about 2:15 a.m., crews from the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Hickman, CA – Sprinklers activate to help stop fire originating in almond roaster”

Erlanger, KY – Following explosion at candy factory, sprinklers assist in controlling fires inside building

An explosion and fire at a Boone County candy factory is under investigation. Erlanger residents told WLWT they heard an explosion that shook their homes around 3 a.m. Friday.  “Shortly after the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Erlanger, KY – Following explosion at candy factory, sprinklers assist in controlling fires inside building”

Baltimore, MD – Fire at peanut roasting company suppressed by sprinkler system; Allergy concerns alleviated

A late-morning fire at a Barcelona Nut Co. warehouse in Southwest Baltimore was quickly extinguished Tuesday, but city emergency officials were concerned enough to warn residents near the 500 block of Fulton Ave. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Baltimore, MD – Fire at peanut roasting company suppressed by sprinkler system; Allergy concerns alleviated”

Baton Rouge, LA – Sprinkler system keeps fire from spreading at grocery distribution center

Firefighters were called out to a small fire caused by a piece of equipment inside a large distribution center early Monday morning. The St. George Fire Department reported it happened at Associated … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Baton Rouge, LA – Sprinkler system keeps fire from spreading at grocery distribution center”

Columbus, GA – Sprinklers extinguish early morning fire at Kellogg plant

Fire crews extinguished an early morning fire at the Kellogg plant on Victory Drive on Monday, according to Fire Marshal Rickey Shores. The fire happened around 5:22 a.m., originating in a commercial oven … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Columbus, GA – Sprinklers extinguish early morning fire at Kellogg plant”

Enid, OK – Fire at food production facility controlled with help from sprinkler system

AdvancePierre Foods had a small fire in one of its cooking stacks early Thursday morning. The fire, at 6:03 a.m., may have been caused by grease accumulation, said Enid Fire Marshal Kenneth Helms. … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Enid, OK – Fire at food production facility controlled with help from sprinkler system”

Fayetteville, AR – Sprinkler system activates to help control fire at Tyson Food’s facility

The Fayetteville Fire Department responded to a fire inside the building at Tyson Food's Inc. on S School Avenue.  The fire happened at 3 p.m. inside the Mexican Original plant.  Dispatchers and Firefighters … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Fayetteville, AR – Sprinkler system activates to help control fire at Tyson Food’s facility”

Simpsonville, KY – Fire at Purnell Sausage factory contained by sprinkler system

No one was hurt when a fire broke out at a sausage factory in Simpsonville on Saturday.  Shelby County dispatchers confirmed the fire started just after 6 p.m. at their building in the … Continue Reading ››Continue Reading » “Simpsonville, KY – Fire at Purnell Sausage factory contained by sprinkler system”