Firefighters were dispatched to the Conagra Grocery Products production plant in Waterloo, IA after a blaze ignited in a piece of conveying equipment in the early hours of Thursday morning, several local news organizations reported.
Sent to the site around 1:30 a.m., crews brought the flames under control by 1:48 a.m., coverage by broadcaster KWWL said. During the fire, a sprinkler system activated and blocked the flames from spreading in the facility.
A company official told the Waterloo Courier that the incident occurred in a conveyor belt in a portion of the structure used by David’s Seed Co. No injuries were logged during the incident.
The conveying system was damaged in the fire.