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on August 15, 2019

Tyson plant fire may have been started by welding spark

Company has ceased operations at beef plant in Kansas but has promised to rebuild

A fire that partly destroyed the Tyson Foods beef plant near Holcomb, Kansas, may have been started as a result of a welding accident, the company said

The fire occurred on August 9, prompting company officials to shut down the plant indefinitely, with plans to rebuild.

In an emailed statement…

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