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

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

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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