400,000 pounds of nuts burn in Salem nut plant fire - KPTV - FOX 12

400,000 pounds of nuts burn in Salem nut plant fire

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SALEM, OR (AP) -

A fire has destroyed a nut processing and shipping facility north of Salem.

An incident commander with the Marion County Fire District says the fire was reported about 2 a.m. Sunday.

Multiple callers reported that the structure fully engulfed in flames.

No injuries were reported. An estimated 400,000 pounds of nuts were in a dryer and were reported destroyed in the blaze.

Fire officials are investigating the cause.

They believe the processing facility's main building is a total loss.

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