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Tyson Chicken plant evacuated for fire

Tyson Chicken plant evacuated for fire
Posted at 7:50 AM, Sep 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-12 10:16:43-04

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.