Pendleton Flour Mills fire
PENDLETON, Ore. — Pendleton Flour Mills fire, Multiple emergency crews responding, The Pendleton Police Department is asking people to stay clear of the Grain Craft Pendleton Flour Mill .
The Pendleton Fire Department responded to the fire. Help Hurmston Fire and multiple agencies.
Images shared on Facebook show a massive plume of smoke rising from the structure. A number of agencies are working to get the fire under control.
Police are urging people with asthma or other respiratory problems to stay indoors because the smoke is very dense and the particles can harm these health conditions.
According to a statement from Grain Craft, the fire broke out early in the morning on Wednesday, August 10.
There were no reports of injuries.
Director of Communications Natalie Faulkner said the company’s priority is the safety and well-being of its team members and the community.
They are working to support all authorities working to contain the fire.
There’s no word yet on why the fire started, but Faulkner says they’ll provide an update as soon as more information becomes available.