Equipment Catches on Fire at Frito-Lay Plant

Firefighters doused flames in an industrial oven at the Cambridge, ON potato chip manufacturing facility Tuesday night.

Powder Bulk Solids Staff

January 14, 2022

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A logo sign outside of the headquarters of Frito-Lay, Inc., a subsidiary of PepsiCo, in Plano, Texas on Sept. 12, 2015.Image courtesy of Kristoffer Tripplaar / Alamy Stock Photo

A blaze ignited in an industrial oven at the Frito-Lay manufacturing plant in Cambridge, ON Tuesday night, according to coverage by CTV News Kitchener. Workers evacuated the plant after the fire started.

No injuries were reported during the incident. Officials told the news broadcaster that crews were able to contain the flames to the equipment.

An investigation was opened into the cause of the fire.  

Frito-Lay’s Cambridge location produces potato chips, corn chips, and other snacks, information on the City of Cambridge website states.

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