Saturday Morning Fire at Marshalltown Meat Processing Plant
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa — Fire crews in Marshalltown worked to put out a fire at a meat processing plant on Saturday morning.
The fire happened at the JBS Swift & Co. around 10:30 a.m.
Crews say when they arrived on the scene they had to put out a large flammable gas-fed fire at the methane collection lagoon. Crews worked on the scene for three hours.
Nobody was injured.
Investigators estimate the fire caused $500,000 worth of damages.