Industrial fire in Emporia injures one person

April 20, 2019 - 12:01 pm

Fire crews were called to an industrial fire at the Hostess Plant in Emporia at around 7:40 this morning.

Eyewitnesses on the scene said flames and a large plume of smoke were rising from the facility.

The Emporia Gazette reports the fire started in a donut fryer.  Everyone evacuated the plant safely.

One firefighter suffered minor burns. 

There's no word on what caused the fire.

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