Soybean plant fire quickly extinguished

by Perry Miller

A fire late Monday afternoon at the South Dakota Soybean Processors Plant in Volga
is quickly extinguished.

The fire was located in the refinery area of the plant. The Volga Fire Department was 
able to extinguish the fire and clear from the facility by 5:15 pm. Law enforcement 
remained on scene for traffic control until 6:00 p.m. and it was determined there 
was no further danger to the public.

There were no injuries.  Damage was contained to one of the refinery vessels and
is not believed to be extensive.

The Brookings County Sheriff's Office, Brookings Ambulance, Highway Patrol, 
Brookings County Emergency Management, and the Department of Transportation
also responded to the fire. 

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