Fire breaks out at pet food company in Spanish Fork

Spanish Fork, Utah (ABC4) – A mechanical failure is believed to have caused a fire at a warehouse in Spanish Fork Wednesday.

Shortly after 6:45 p.m., police, fire, and EMS crews were called to Mountain Country Foods at 185 East 1600 North in Spanish Fork for a large warehouse to burn. Flames of fire and heavy flames were seen from the roof of the building.

Several nearby units were called in to help fight the fire. Four employees who were in the warehouse at the time of the fire managed to evacuate. They were later checked and released at the scene due to inhalation of slight smoke.

Slide show: Fire crews fighting at the Spanish Fork Depot

According to Spanish Fork Fire, the fire was contained in a 40,000-square-foot building that housed a large furnace. While the cause of the fire is still under investigation, officials believe that some kind of mechanical failure from the furnace or conveyor belt is to blame.

An estimated cost of damages is not available.


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