‘We’ve got an oil fire’: Inside the realm of hot work, hydraulics and recovery at Tyson plant

Five weeks after the smoke thinned from a hydraulic oil fire that knocked out operations at the Tyson cattle processing plant near Holcomb, the details of a mysterious flash that ignited the blaze remain hazy.The reconstruction process is underway, a company spokeswoman said this week, but the plant won’t resume full production until next year.Fire codes, 911 audio obtained through an open records request, and insight from a safety specialist help illuminate a narrative loosely […]

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