Brooks RCMP respond to fire at grain elevator in a rural area west of Brooks near the JBS meat plant

Brooks, Alberta – At 1:34 p.m. today Brooks members responded to a complaint of fire at a grain elevator in a rural area west of Brooks near the JBS meat plant at Range Road 150 and Highway 1.

Brooks Fire Department, Brooks EMS, and Fortis also responded.

Three workers were transported via EMS to a local area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Firefighter
(File Photo) Firefighter

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety has been engaged and will investigate in collaboration with Brooks RCMP.

Brooks Fire Department remains on scene and are actively engaged in fire suppression efforts.

The public is asked to avoid the area.

No further media updates are anticipated related to this incident.

Brooks RCMP



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