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Fire Blazes At Iowa Food Processing Company

Authorities say several fire crews are fighting a blaze at Bay Valley Foods in New Hampton, Iowa.

NEW HAMPTON, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say several fire crews are fighting a blaze at a food processing company in northeast Iowa.

The Chickasaw County sheriff's office says it received a call at about 3:45 a.m. Friday of a fire at Bay Valley Foods in New Hampton.

The company makes powdered goods like nondairy coffee creamers and soup bases. Local officials say the facility employees 66 people./

The investigation is continuing.
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