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Structure fire at Amalgamated Sugar Factory in Twin Falls

Amalgamated Sugar Factory Fire
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Posted at 10:29 PM, Mar 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-28 18:28:09-04

TWIN FALLS, Idaho — UPDATE: The Twin Falls Fire Department posted an update on Facebook at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday regarding the fire.

TFFD said all agencies and crews called onto the scene Saturday night worked through the night to extinguish the fire, with the Rock Creek Fire Department being the last to clear the fire at 8:30 a.m.

No deaths or injuries were reported from the fire. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

As of Sunday at 4:30 p.m., crews were still on-scene; TFFD reported an excavator and two loaders from Amalgamated Sugar Factory on-scene working to remove all contents from the Amalgamated Sugar warehouse to completely extinguish the fire. The Twin Falls Fire Department says TFFD crews are standing by to put out any remaining fires found in the area, and are continuing to ventilate the roof to get the remaining smoke out of the warehouse.

ORIGINAL STORY: A structure fire broke out Saturday night at the Amalgamated Sugar Factory in Twin Falls.

As of 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, the Twin Falls Fire Department said they called in other eastern Idaho fire departments to respond to the scene. Responding fire departments include:

Twin Falls Fire Department wrote around 1:00 a.m. on Sunday, stating that all crews were still on-scene working on putting out the fire, and United Oil joined the scene to provide fuel if needed.

Known equipment used on the fire included a mobile SCBA air bottle filler.

A callback crew was staffed to protect Twin Falls city as well.

This is a developing story. We will update this article with information as soon as it becomes available.