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Crews respond to fire at Hormel Foods annex building

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AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) -- Crews from the Austin Fire Department responded to a fire at a Hormel Foods Corp. annex building Wednesday.

The fire was reported at about noon at the facility on 9th St. NE in Austin.

A company vice president said the facility was evacuated and workers are temporarily working in the main plant.

Officials from the Austin Fire Department said the fire started in the filtration system. The building sustained smoke damage. No damage estimate was available.

 

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