Officials believe a small explosion caused the fire to spread and engulf the entire mill, but the cause is still unknown.
February 27, 2020
Melick Aquafeed, a fish feed mill located in Catawissa, Pennsylvania, USA, burned in a fire on February 22. It took efforts from 20 fire companies to put the fire out. Officials believe a small explosion caused the fire to spread and engulf the entire mill, but the cause is still unknown.
After more than 20 years in the aquafeed industry, the current owners purchased the fish feed mill located in June 2017. The company employs about 20 people.
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