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JFD: Factory fire started in waste storage

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Emergency crews responded to a fire at a Jonesboro factory Sunday evening. 

The fire happened at Frito Lay, 2810 Quality Way.

Dispatchers received a report of a "large fire" near the back of the building. 

Assistant Jonesboro Fire Chief Alan Dunn told Region 8 News the fire started in a trailer used for waste storage.

Dunn said a roll-up door was damaged in the fire.

A representative with the company told Region 8 News all employees made it out safely and were accounted for. 

The cause of the fire is undetermined.

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