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3-Alarm Fire Breaks Out in Rice Dryer at Kellogg’s Plant

Fire officials said the blaze ignited in the equipment at the cereal maker’s Memphis, TN plant Sunday afternoon.

John S. Forrester

July 26, 2021

1 Min Read
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Fire crews were called to a Kellogg’s plant in Memphis, TN after a fire ignited inside the facility Sunday afternoon, several local news organizations reported.

Personnel were dispatched to the Frisco Avenue facility at about 4 p.m. and remained on scene for about four hours, Fox13Memphis.com said. One firefighter received assistance for heat exhaustion.

The fire department told a local ABC News affiliate that the blaze appears to have started in a rice dryer. Kellogg’s location in Memphis reportedly produces breakfast food products.

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John S. Forrester

former Managing Editor, Powder & Bulk Solids

John S. Forrester is the former managing editor of Powder & Bulk Solids.

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