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Fire at Darling plant causes $3 million in damages

A fire at an animal feed manufacturing plant in Kansas City, Kan., caused as much as $3 million worth of damage, firefighters said Sunday.

A preliminary investigation indicated that the fire Saturday at Darling International started accidentally when a processing byproduct overheated, firefighters said.
 
The fire caused severe structural damage and destroyed equipment and all of the product inventory at the plant, they said.
 
The company reported $2.5 to $3 million worth of damage.
 
Darling International Inc. is America's leading provider of rendering, recycling and recovery solutions to the US' food industry.
 
Headquartered in Irving, Texas, Darling operates a network of facilities across the United States.
 
 
 

Dick Ziggers

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