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Small fire starts at Medallion Foods in Newport

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) – A small fire broke out at Medallion Foods, Inc. in Newport.

According to Lieutenant Jonathan Anderson with the Newport Fire Department, a trash compactor attached to the outside of the building caught fire and produced heavy smoke.

The fire department was dispatched at 5:52 a.m., and firefighters returned to the station by 7 a.m.

No one was injured in the fire, and all employees have gone back to work.

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