No injuries reported after fire at Nestle Purina pet food plant

Nestle Purina Plant

OKLAHOMA CITY – No injuries were reported after a fire broke out at the Nestle Purina pet food plant.

Initial reports indicate the fire started around 2:45 p.m. at the food plant, located near Lincoln and Memorial.

Officials said the fire was caused by a welder working on a pipe on the roof.

Approximately 250 people were evacuated from the building.

The factory was not in operation Monday due to planned construction.

No injuries were reported although one contractor was treated as a precaution.

The plant will resume third-shift operations as planned.