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Report: Fire at Cargill Milling Plant in North Dakota

February 5, 2019

Fire crews responded to the Cargill corn milling plant in Wahpeton, ND on Monday morning after a finish dryer at the site caught on fire, officials told the Wahpeton Daily News

The blaze started in the drying equipment at about 8:55 a.m. and the Dwight Fire Department was called to the scene, the newspaper reported. Firefighters left the scene at about 12:40 p.m.

Estimates on damages to equipment or the facility were unavailable. An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

In October 2017, a fire broke out in the dryer system at the Cargill plant in Wahpeton, spreading into ducts. Crews worked for several hours to put the flames out.