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Crews battle fire at Suffolk peanut facility

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Posted at 8:00 AM, Aug 28, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-28 08:01:24-04

Suffolk, Va. – Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews responded to a fire at Producers Peanuts early Friday morning.

The facility is located in the 300 block of Moore Avenue in downtown Suffolk.

Crews say they arrived around 5:45 a.m. and found flames coming from the roof at the back of a production area of the building.

The fire involved processed peanut hulls and skins.

The fire was called under control at 6:30 a.m.

No one was evacuated because the facility had not yet started operations for the day. No one was injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.