Emporia Hostess Plant catches fire

Fire crews were called to an industrial fire at the Hostess Plant in Emporia this morning.

Thankfully, no one was hurt.

According to a report in The Emporia Gazette, fire crews were called to the plant at around 7:40 this morning.

Eyewitnesses reported seeing large flames and a huge plume of smoke coming from the facility.

The Emporia Gazette reports the fire started in a donut fryer. Workers noticed and everyone made it out safely.

No word on what caused the fire.