"Minor fire at refinery, which is back in
operation," Cargill spokesman Mark Klein said in an email,
adding there was "no effect on crush."
The plant processes soybeans into soybean meal, a popular
livestock feed, and soyoil, which is used in foods and to
Ron Wolfe, deputy chief at the Sidney Fire Department, said the
"moderate" blaze started in an soyoil-refining portion of the
"They shut down the plant for a limited time. The sprinkler
system did put out the main part of the fire," Wolfe said.
(Reporting by Michael Hirtzer in
Chicago; editing by Sofina Mirza-Reid)
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