Tyson Chicken plant evacuated for fire

Posted on: 7:50 am, September 12, 2013, by , updated on: 10:16am, September 12, 2013

Tyson Chicken plant fire (PHOTO: Hanover Fire Department)

Tyson Chicken plant fire (PHOTO: Hanover Fire Department)

GLEN ALLEN, Va. (WTVR) – No injuries were reported following an early morning gas leak and fire at the Tyson Chicken plant in Hanover County, according to Hanover Fire Battalion Chief Jason Williams.

Williams said crews were called to the plant on Mountain Rd. for a gas leak about 2:20 a.m. When crews arrived they found a small fire in the plant’s boiler room.

Everyone inside the plant made it out unharmed. It took crews about an hour to bring the situation under control.