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Cargill working to clean-up from fire
DODGE CITY, Kansas - The Cargill beef packing plant in Dodge City is expected to resume production tomorrow following a fire in the kill floor area Monday night.
Nearly 1,000 employees were evacuated, and firefighters took several hours to put out all the hotspots.
The plant is operating in a clean-up mode today.
The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Damage to the plant is currently estimated at approximately $250,000, and consists of roofing materials, insulation and some electrical conduit.
More than 2,700 people work at the southwest Kansas plant.