Fire at Hormel Processing Building

Posted at: 05/15/2013 1:12 PM

(ABC 6 NEWS) A small fire broke out at a Hormel processing plant this afternoon.

Approximately 20 Hormel employees were inside the plant when they saw smoke.

All employees immediately evacuated. Austin police and fire departments and Gold Cross ambulance responded to the scene.

One employee was taken to Austin Medical Center after complaining of shortness of breath.

The fire is believed to have started in the walls of the plant. Electricians and firefighters are working together to determine the exact cause.