Small fire starts at Medallion Foods in Newport

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

According to Lieutenant Jonathan Anderson with the NewportFire Department, a trash compactor attached to the outside of the buildingcaught fire and produced heavy smoke.

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

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

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