Smoke showing at Backer's Potato Chip Co. in Fulton

UPDATE

The Fulton Fire Department reports the fire at Backer's is out. It was apparently started from a fryer/cooker.

Previous version

Fire crews are on scene after a report of a fire at Backer's Potato Chip Co., 1 W Industrial Road, Fulton.

A call went out around 4:15 p.m. with the Fulton Fire Department responding. Industrial Road was closed to traffic.

Employees have been evacuated.

Smoke is showing from the roof of the building. Dispatch reports over the scanner state the incident is under control.

Continue to check www.fultonsun.com or www.newstribune.com as more information becomes available.

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