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John S. Forrester
March 19, 2021
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Image courtesy of Visalia Fire Department on Twitter
The Perfection Pet Food production plant in Visalia, CA was damaged by equipment-related fire early Wednesday, several local news organizations reported.
Firefighters were called to the North Miller Court site at about 5:30 a.m. and found the equipment ablaze after they arrived, coverage by YourCentralValley.com said.
“The fire was quickly contained to a large piece of equipment utilized to grind up dog food,” the Visalia Fire Department said in a tweet.
The fire caused an estimated $200 in damage to the equipment, according to the news website.
A fire official told The Visalia Times Delta that the fire started after the grinding equipment was left on after a grinding process, overheating material inside the machine.
No injuries were reported during the incident.
Perfection Pet Foods is a manufacturer and packager of private label and co-manufactured pet food and pet snacks.
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