Roof fire at JBS beef plant in Grand Island

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. -- Grand Island firefighters were on the scene of a blaze at the JBS beef plant in Grand Island that appeared to be first reported late Sunday night. 

The fire appeared to be located in the roof on the rendering side of the plant. 

Police had roads leading into the plant blocked off at the scene. 

Firefighters continue to monitor the fire. While this was a large fire, it is still unclear what caused the fire. 

 

Grand Island Fire Department says Firefighters did not report any injuries from the incident. Firefighters were still on the scene around 9 a.m. Monday. 

JBS handles thousands of cattle daily along with shipping beef around the globe. 

The fire is under investigation. This is a developing story. 

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