Subscribe Register Login

Escaped murderer Buffington recaptured

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 12:47 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

Tyson plant operating normally after smoking tank

By The Associated Press

This article was published July 18, 2011 at 10:19 a.m.

— A Tyson Foods processing plant in Dakota City is operating normally after firefighters checked out a smoking tank of beef fat.

Tyson spokesman Gary Mickelson said Monday that the incident Sunday night involved an overheated tank of beef fat in the by-product rendering area.

Firefighters were called around 10:30 p.m. Sunday after maintenance workers noticed the smoke. Then it was determined that the smoke was coming from the tank of beef fat.

Mickelson says workers were able to remove the fat from the tank, so it could cool down and stop emitting smoke.

The Tyson plant wasn't operating at the time of the incident, so only a handful of maintenance workers were on the job.

Print Headline: Tyson plant operating normally after incident

Comments on: Tyson plant operating normally after smoking tank

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Drivers

    drivers: Local company needs drivers to transport railroad c...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Cnas

    Greystone Nursing and Rehab 121 Spring Valley Road, Cabot AR...
    Cabot, AR

  • Medical

    Little Rock Community Health Centeropening SoonFull Time Pos...
    PINE BLUFF, AR

  • Hvac technicians

    at Comfort Systems USA (Arkansas) Inc Insurance, vacation, ...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Data entry clerk

    The Circulation Department at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette...
    Little Rock, AR

Search 856 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online