Crews respond to fire at Rochester grocery store - KXLT - Fox 47 Rochester MN News, Weather, Sports #rochmn

Crews respond to fire at Rochester grocery store

Posted:

ROCHESTER, Minn. (FOX 47) -- The Rochester Fire Department responded to an early morning fire at a grocery store.

Officials said the small fire broke out at about 4 a.m. Tuesday at HyVee North, on Highway-37 in Rochester.

An employee smelled smoke coming from the cooler and upon inspection, he saw four boxes of meat on fire against a wall. He called police, then put the flames out with a fire extinguisher.

Fire investigators believe the fire started from heat tape attached to a condensation pipe.

Rochester Fire says damage is estimated at about $400 dollars, but the Health Department is doing a complete inspection.

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 

47

Main Station: 507-252-4747
6301 Bandel Road NW
Rochester, MN 55901

Newsroom: 507-281-4747
Tollfree: 1-877-FOX47TV
news@myfox47.com

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXLT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Jodi Neyens at (507) 280-5104. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.