Small fire at Sunland peanuts

PNT staff report

Portales firefighters responded to a small fire at Sunland Peanuts about 7:30 p.m. Monday.

The plant is located north of the city on U.S. 70.

The blaze, according to Sunland employees on site, was restricted to one metal bin of peanuts in the “salter” building.

No structural damage occurred, and production delays were limited to cleanup time immediately after the incident, employees said.