Clay Center meat processing plant destroyed by fire


(Photo by Tiana Roth)

A Clay Center meat processing plant is a total loss after a fire late Tuesday night.

Fire crews responded to the Clay Center Locker Plant near Hwy 15 around 11:30 p.m. According to WIBW-TV, an explosion was reported after firefighters had been on scene for a half hour, which blew out the front windows, with debris landing on the highway.

Highway 15 was closed for several hours overnight as a result.

A cause of the fire has not been determined. This is a developing story.


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