Fire At Frito Lay Causes Evacuation - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

6/11/03

Fire At Frito Lay Causes Evacuation

A batch of burning chips forced the evacuation of the Frito Lay plant in South Lubbock just before nine o'clock Wednesday morning.

The chips had just been pulled from a vat of hot oil, when the heat within - ignited the chips. The Lubbock Fire Department used Frito Lay's internal extinguishing equipment to put the fire out. No one was injured.

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