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Ashburn fire crews extinguish fire at Golden Peanut Company

Crews battled a fire at the Golden Peanut Company on Monday. (Source: Ashburn Fire Department) Crews battled a fire at the Golden Peanut Company on Monday. (Source: Ashburn Fire Department)
ASHBURN, GA (WALB) -

Ashburn fire crews responded to a fire at the Golden Peanut Company Monday evening.

According to firefighters, some motors that run the belts to move peanuts got hot and set the peanuts on fire.

The fire was located in the chutes of the equipment.

The Ashburn Fire Department got the call around 7:45 p.m.

Firefighters said that once they were able to get to the fire, it only took about 20 minutes to put out.

As of around 9 p.m., crews were checking for any hot spots.

No one was injured.

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