Fire Breaks Out at Maxwell House Coffee Plant

Officials said the blaze apparently started in a piece of coffee bean roasting equipment at the Jacksonville, FL, plant.

John S. Forrester, former Managing Editor

June 18, 2021

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Firefighters were dispatched to the Maxwell House coffee plant in downtown Jacksonville, FL Wednesday night after a fire started inside the facility, local news outlets reported.

Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department officials told First Coast News that the fire is thought to have started in a coffee bean roaster at the Bay Street plant.

The blaze was reported at about 6:40 p.m., coverage by said. Crews quickly contained the flames to the roaster.

No injuries occurred during the incident.

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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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