March 18, 2019

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2 Hurt in Fire at Arkansas Wood Pellet Plant

Two people were injured during a fire Friday afternoon at the Fiber Energy Products wood pellet manufacturing plant in Mountain View, AR, several local news organizations reported. 

Mountain View Mayor Roger Gardner told media that first responders were called to the facility at about 4 p.m. The victims were separately airlifted to different hospitals for treatment, where they were listed in stable condition later that night, the official said in coverage by television news station KAIT. 

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation. 

Fiber Energy’s plant in Mountain View manufactures wood pellet fuel, animal bedding products, and BBQ chunks and chips, according to the firm’s website. The company acquired the facility in 2011. 

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