Fire in Wise Plant Ruled Accidental
BERWICK — Firefighters in Columbia County said flames sparked in a factory due to a mechanical malfunction.
Crews said they put out a fire at the Wise Foods plant on Rasely Street in Berwick.
Authorities say the flames started just after 5 p.m. Responders said crews evacuated 200 workers for safety precautions.
Firefighters believe a problem with fryer started the fire. No one was hurt.